Watchdogs and metadata: Brandis' data retention rush foments dissent

The mandatory data retention regime fight is about to be joined in earnest this week and Attorney-General George Brandis best be prepared for a tussle.

The mandatory data retention regime fight is about to be joined in earnest and Attorney-General George Brandis best be prepared for a tussle, if the submissions made to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) are anything to go by.

The proposed regime has been controversial from the start and the government has so far managed to antagonise all and sundry, with the telecommunications industry, consumer groups and industry bodies up in arms about the implications of the laws.

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