AFP is sharing a lot more telco data with other countries | iTnews


The amount of telecommunications metadata the Australian Federal Police shared with 21 countries skyrocketed over 2015-16.

The Attorney-General’s Department today published its annual report [pdf] into law enforcement agencies’ use of the Telecommunications and Interception Act.

The report reveals that the AFP made 53 requests to telcos for access to telecommunications data in order to enforce the criminal law of another country in the year to June 30 2016.

Source: AFP is sharing a lot more telco data with other countries – Security – iTnews

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