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Brandis Reassures Australians: Data Retention Laws Only For People Using World Wide Web

The Government’s new data retention laws will only apply to those young folk using the Information Superhighway, Attorney-General George Brandis has confirmed.

In an interview this evening Mr Brandis said for most Australians there would be no change. “We’re not going to be accessing your letters, we’re not interested in what electronic facsimiles you send, or the telegrams you receive,” he said.

“This is just for those people using electronic computers. For the rest of us, there’s nothing to worry about”.

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