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New criminal authority surveillance Bill will allow AFP greater powers in combating cybercrime

by Angel Jemmett •
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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) will soon be allowed greater surveillance powers thanks to several new amendments to outdated telecommunication access Acts.

The federal government passed the Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill 2021 on 3 September. Its purpose is to broaden...

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