[AusNOG] Dutton decryption bill

Paul Brooks pbrooks-ausnog at layer10.com.au
Wed Sep 5 11:42:36 EST 2018

On 4/09/2018 6:17 PM, Paul Wilkins wrote:
> I'd encourage others making submissions to raise the same point. Government has
> clearly not considered this dimension, otherwise the first cab off the rank in the
> bill's phrasing would be to create a new agency, or identifying a single agency on
> which to confer these powers.

No new agency is required - there is already the CAC, now sitting in Home Affairs, who
manages existing lawful interception and metadata activities on behalf of the various
agencies behind it. I would have thought the CAC would be the 'natural home' for the
single-point-of-interface, even though they don't currently (that I know of) deal with
device manufacturers.


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