Impact of new and emerging information and communications technology Review

We need to make a submission to this review:

The terms of reference are:

Pursuant to subsection 7(1) of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Act 2010, the committee will examine the impact of new and emerging information and communications technology (ICT) with particular reference to:

a. challenges facing Australian law enforcement agencies arising from new and emerging ICT;
b. the ICT capabilities of Australian law enforcement agencies;
c. engagement by Australian law enforcement agencies in our region;
d. the role and use of the dark web;
e. the role and use of encryption, encryption services and encrypted devices; and
f. other relevant matters.

Please share links and ideas in this thread and we can begin working on a submission. It is due January 12.

The submission will be written here.

Goes into debates around encryption, explains alternative approaches security agencies could take to access information without needing to break encryption.

Goes into the damage that could be caused by mandating access to encrypted communications, excellent source.

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