Federal Attorney-General Robert McLelland this morning revealed the Gillard Government would today introduce tougher laws tackling cybercrime, unifying Australia's approach with international legisation in the process.
In an opinion piece today in the Sydney Morning Herald, Attorney-General, Robert McClelland, has defended the Cybercrime Bill against accusations that it will jeopardise people’s privacy and that private information will not be securely managed.
In the latest exchange between Airbnb and the NY Attorney General’s office, the peer-to-peer lodgings marketplace has agreed to hand over “unredacted, personal information” on 124 of its past and present hosts.
Last fall, the Attorney General filed a subpoena for thousands of records related to hosts in New York in an effort to identify bad actors and illegal activity on the platform. On Tuesday, Airbnb will finally have its day in court, as the first oral arguments related to a subpoena filed by the state's Attorney General are expected to be heard. Read More
Back-bencher John Rau is replacing Michael Atkinson as the South Australian Attorney-General after the latter stepped down post election this past weekend. According to Chris Pryor of the Games4Croydon political group that ran a candidate against Atkinson, this is a good thing.
Airbnb received some good news in New York today, as the State Supreme Court quashed a subpoena issued by the Attorney General there. The decision puts an end to the first part of a legal battle there between the peer-to-peer lodging marketplace and local officials. Read More