Atlassian analysis of the Assistance and Access Bill Responses
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LetterForAgainstNeutral/Other (write a summary of what their stance is)
Are they a organisation?
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Access Now (94KB PDF)xx
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Asia Cloud Computing Association (285KB PDF)
Writes in suggestions for slight changes to the legal processes detailed in the bill
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Australian Human Rights Commission (741KB PDF)x
"The Commission holds serious concerns that numerous provisions of the draft Bill do not meet this test [that it will allow humans to live their lives freely]. Of particular concern are the proposed breadth of the powers, the ambiguity of certain provisions and the inadequacy of effective safeguards. "
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Australian Information Industry Association (321KB PDF)xx
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Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (405KB PDF)x
Absolutely excellent and detailed response from an international/legal prespective
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Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance (488KB PDF)xx
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BSA The Software Alliance (3MB PDF)xBSA - probably the biggest industry voicex
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Communications Alliance, Australian Information Industry (AIIA), Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (229KB PDF)
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DIGI5 (115KB PDF)xx
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Digital Rights Watch (215KB PDF)xx
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Future Wise (94KB PDF)x
Oddly, all i's and L's are missing from the pdf, except for the clear Summary of Recommendations at the end
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Human Rights Watch (88KB PDF)x
Good summary of why the bill is poor from the Human Rights Watch
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Information Technology Professionals Association (149KB PDF)xx
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Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (658KB PDF)
"IGIS does not make any comment on the policy underlying the Bill, but identifies a number of technical issues that would present difficulties for independent oversight"
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Internet Architecture Board (97KB PDF)xx
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Internet Australia (2MB PDF)xx
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Kaspersky (259KB PDF)x
"Australian participants of the cyber security–focused policy exercise co-organized by RAND Corporation and the National Security College at the Australian National University also ‘saw little justification for an invasion of privacy that may come with increased security’"
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Law Council of Australia (3MB PDF)x
"...the Law Coouncil supports the guiding principle that the 'protection of privacy should continue to be a fundamental consideration in and the starting point for any legislation providing access to telecommunications for securiyt and law enforcement purposes" - Comments also provide detailed recommendations on how to make the bill better
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New America’s Open Technology Institute (5MB PDF)x
Commend several provisions of the draft bill but have shared concerns that the legislation poses serious threats to cybersecurity, privacy, and freedom of expression.
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New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties (635KB PDF)x
Accepts some provisions need to be made for security agencies, but this goes well beyond. Also unhappy about the process for drafting the bill.
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Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (2MB PDF)
Not strictly against, wants some ammendments/clarification
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Office of the Information Commissioner (Queensland) (215KB PDF)
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Does not support the bill as drafted, but supports the cause
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Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (3MB PDF)
Neither for nor against. Many concerns over multiple portions
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Optus (707KB PDF)
Neither for nor against. They state they understand the reasoning for the bill, but are "particularly concerned" over multiple sections/omissions
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PM Legal Services (244KB PDF)Not strictly against, wants better oversightx
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Salesforce (175KB PDF)
Is not strigly against, but sees list of problems with current version
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Science Party (159KB PDF)xx
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South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence (278KB PDF)
xA lot of comercial material, but in the end condemnationx
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Telstra (925KB PDF)
Similar to Salesforce one. No clear position.
But identify a lot of holes and provide potential solutions for them.
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MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative (284KB PDF)againstletter from MIT, very well written love ityes
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Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania (514KB PDF)
xYes
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Aaron Lavers (116KB PDF)x
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Aaron Turril (17KB PDF)x
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Adam Goodlet (13KB PDF)x
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Adam Holt (28KB PDF)x
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Adam Nelson (68KB PDF)x
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Ai Group (939KB PDF)x
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Alex Fraser (14KB PDF)x
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Alex Lane (13KB PDF)x
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Alex Lutman (29KB PDF)x
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Alex Wilks (28KB PDF)x
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Alexandra Matkevich (14KB PDF)x
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Alfie John (16KB PDF)x
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Alistair Cole (38KB PDF)x
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Alistair Francis (74KB PDF)x
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Alister Buckingham (74KB PDF)x
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Amanda Midlam (14KB PDF)x
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Andreas Haratzis (13KB PDF)x
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Andrew Beekhof (29KB PDF)x
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Andrew Donnellan (16KB PDF)x
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Andrew Fry (67KB PDF)x
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Andrew Haigh (13KB PDF)x
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Andrew Hamilton (30KB PDF)x
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Andrew Hobday (35KB PDF)x
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Andrew James (15KB PDF)x
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Andrew Smith (13KB PDF)x
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Angus Baxter (13KB PDF)Has written in questions about specifics of the bill
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Anonymous-1 (16KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-2 (12KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-3 (57KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-4 (14KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-5 (50KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-6 (41KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-7 (14KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-8 (13KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-9 (12KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-10 (13KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-11 (13KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-12 (44KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-13 (14KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-14 (35KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-15 (40KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-16 (236KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-17 (16KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-18 (17KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-19 (134KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-20 (12KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-21 (15KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-22 (15KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-23 (15KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-24 (17KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-25 (13KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-26 (18KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-27 (13KB PDF)x
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Anonymous-28 (94KB PDF)xVery detailed / lengthy response against
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Anton Vos (13KB PDF)x
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Ashley Glenday (77KB PDF)x
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Aurélien Requiem (15KB PDF)x
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Austin Mackell (13KB PDF)x
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Ben Longstaff (15KB PDF)x
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Ben Tudman (27KB PDF)x
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Ben Vezina (14KB PDF)x
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Benjamin Dobell (33KB PDF)x
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Benjamin Van Loggerenberg (38KB PDF)x
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Beren Walters (16KB PDF)x
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Bonnie Thomson (29KB PDF)x
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Bradley Doyle (27KB PDF)x
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Brandon Raynor (13KB PDF)x
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Brendan Clarke (186KB PDF)x
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