What is The Draft Communications Data Bill?
Draft legislation that will require Internet Service Providers to maintain records of each user’s internet browsing activity (including social media), email correspondence, voice calls, internet gaming, and mobile phone messaging services and store the records for 12 months.
For a commentary on the bill, please visit: https://wiki.openrightsgroup.org/wiki/Communications_Data_Bill/Draft/Commentary
Why does Privacy matter?
How can I prevent this?
While the arguments for and against this are wide ranging, we are here to assist those of you who wish to protect your online privacy.
There are a variety of services that can be used to mask your activity, each with their own pros and cons. These are:
Virtual Private Networks – Allowing you to send your data via a third party, thus hiding its origin.
Tor Anonymity Network – Utilizing multiple volunteer-operated servers to route your traffic, thus hiding its origin.
More information can be found here: https://www.torproject.org/about/overview
If you would like further information on how we might assist you in protecting your online privacy, contact us today.