Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Telecommunications Data Retention
That the Senate—
(a) notes that:
(ii) this case was filed following revelations by Mr Edward Snowden disclosing the scope of US Government surveillance programs; and
(i) the critical work that Mr Snowden has carried out in exposing unlawful surveillance programs in the US and its 'Five Eyes' allies, and
(ii) that Australians and the global community have legitimate and ongoing concerns about the erosion of privacy caused by the unchecked growth of government electronic surveillance programs.