[AusNOG] Dutton decryption bill

Narelle Clark narellec at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 12:03:50 EST 2018

Paul B - is that agency explicitly referred to or inferable readily in
the legislation?

Otherwise Paul W does have a point, there is the potential for the
thus empowered agencies to proliferate as happened in the data
retention system before it was changed.


On Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 11:42 AM Paul Brooks
<pbrooks-ausnog at layer10.com.au> wrote:
> 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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