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Telecommunications interception in Australia: Recent trends and regulatory prospects

Bronitt, Simon; Stellios, James


This article reviews recent trends and regulatory prospects relating to telecommunications interception in Australia. The steady expansion of surveillance powers in Australia over the past two decades, particularly at the federal level, is critically evaluated. Drawing comparisons with the United States, the article analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the existing regulatory system for telecommunications interception, including legal safeguards such as judicial warrants and civil actions...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Telecommunications Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.telpol.2005.06.010


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