[AusNOG] Data Retention - List of Agencies
elomis at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 18:05:18 EST 2016
That was a key part of the objectors to the legislation's point all along.
The rhetoric that it wouldn't be a serious imposte on network operators and
it was only for serious criminal matters and national security would be
shown to be wrong on both counts. Fast forward 6 months and you're all
either buying disk or have a time limited dispensation before you start,
and it's now come out that every man and his dog and his dog's dog want
casual access to your customers' activities. 2-0
On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 5:48 PM, Tony Miles <tmiles42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Fair point. I had forgotten/neglected that in my desperate attempt to work
> out somehow what use metadata might be to this particular agency for
> apprehending measurement thieves :)
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 3:04 PM, Mark Newton <newton at atdot.dotat.org>
>> I know I’m going to regret this, but...
>> On Jan 20, 2016, at 1:37 PM, Tony Miles <tmiles42 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Yes, I realise email content is not available (without court order),
>> but assuming the mail was being hosted somewhere that is liable to keep
>> metadata (and not an internal mail server) then they MIGHT find something
>> in the subject they are looking for, eg:
>> Goddamn, Tony - These laws were passed in September, why are you still
>> confused about this?
>> YOU ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO BE LOGGING AND RETAINING SUBJECT LINES. THEY ARE
>> NOT, ACCORDING TO THE METADATA LAW, METADATA.
>> - mark
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