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Creating the Web We Want – EFA

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The Electronic Frontiers Australia held a seminar as a part of the Thought WorksAgile

 

Senator Scott Ludlum appeared on a Skype connect and gave a very erudite account of the state of the surveillance machine.

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EFA’s Jon Lawrence (EO) spoke about the history of internet surveillance activism transcending through different generations right up to the modern Snowden release.

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An important issue Jon raised was the fact that the same issues are being dealt with today as where being dealt with 20 years ago and without understanding the past, one can not understand the future. Jon speaks about the export ban on the 40 bit key to USA in early 1990’s and the Governments realisation that encryption has benefits for the wider online community, which led to the rise of internet banking and other such transactions.

 

 

 

 

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