Every breathe you take, every move you make: meta data retention laws and the surveillance society

Thursday, 4 May 2017 -
6:00pm to 6:30pm

Who’s watching you? And what are they doing with what they’re seeing… and hearing?

Last month the Abbott/Turnbull government metadata retention laws kicked in. The implications for us as citizens, in what we like to think of, as a democracy, are massive, and disturbing. Tom Sulston from Digital Rights Watch explains exactly what’s at stake when we go online or use our mobile phones. 

Thursday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
This show casts a critical eye on the myriad ways in which we communicate with each other in our increasingly interconnected, multi-media platform world. Each week we mix down the who, the what, the where, and the how of particular communication events, messages, trends and technologies, and then consider: what impacts and what consequences?

Presenter

John Langer & Jennifer Martin

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