Australian Secret Intelligence Service

Type: Organization
Name: Australian Secret Intelligence Service
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

ASIO head says government is no Big Brother

The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) is not doing mass surveillance on average citizens and the agency is subject to an appropriate level of oversight, according to ASIO head David Taylor Irvine, director-general of security.“We are ... [Published Tech World Australia - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Albion Park plane raid conspiracy theories

The plane raided at Albion Park last week was a CIA aircraft carrying a nuclear device and piloted by a secret agent - at least, that's what various conspiracy theory websites worldwide would have us believe. The plane raided at Albion Park last week ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Writing about an Australian Snowden would land Vulture South in the clink

Bridging the IT gap between rising business demands and ageing toolsComment Australia isn't just passing a spooks' charter: it's creating a regime in which journalists would be as much at risk as the whistle-blowers whose efforts they chronicle.Here's ... [Published The Register - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

Attorney-General George Brandis unveils proposed expanded spy agency powers

The Government has detailed changes to give intelligence agencies more power in response to growing concerns about jihadists returning to Australia.The Federal Government has detailed changes to give intelligence agencies more power in response to growing ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

ASIO's surveillance powers enhanced

introduced new anti-terrorism laws into the parliament. They will boost the powers of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, which will be able to monitor Australian citizens while they are overseas by drawing on Australian Secret Intelligence ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Spies, internet firms in firing line of national security reforms

Spies who leak sensitive information will face tough new penalties of up to 10 years' jail and internet firms could be forced to store customers' data for up to two years under sweeping national security reforms.Prompted in part by the leaks from renegade ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Intelligence agencies to get federal funding boost on back of Middle East worries

Intelligence agencies will receive an unexpected funding boost to counter what they see as a growing risk of terrorist attacks emanating from the Middle East.The unusual injection of resources, just two months after the federal budget slashed funding ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Australian Federal Police will be able to investigate Australians involved in terror activities in warzones under tough new terror laws

| Updated: 17:36 EST, 2 July 2014Australia will see the largest overhaul of national security laws in a decade, as laws are rolled that could allow Australian police and security agencies powers to conduct surveillance in foreign countries, disrupt suspect ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Stumble with plan to prevent jihadists' return to Australia

Most of the Australians fighting with jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq are not dual nationals, the Abbott government has revealed, meaning it will be effectively impossible to stop them coming home.Despite steadfast vows from the government in recent ... [Published Canberra Times - Jun 24 2014]

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"The FSB report further details that this mysterious plane was under the control of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service" WhatDoesItMean.com claims, quoting a report that cannot be found on Russia's FSB (Federal Security Service) website
"Our job is to try to predict and prevent that, and part of this bill is to improve the tools that we have to do that."

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ASIO head says government is no Big Brother [Published Tech World Australia - Jul 21 2014]
Albion Park plane raid conspiracy theories [Published Illawarra Mercury - Jul 18 2014]
Writing about an Australian Snowden would land ... [Published The Register - Jul 17 2014]
ASIO's surveillance powers enhanced [Published Individual.com - Jul 17 2014]
Attorney-General George Brandis unveils propose... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 16 2014]
Attorney-General George Brandis unveils propose... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 16 2014]
George Brandis may target returning jihadists w... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
Spies, internet firms in firing line of nationa... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 15 2014]
Intelligence agencies to get federal funding bo... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 10 2014]
ASIS and ASIO to get injection of funds to figh... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 10 2014]
Australian Federal Police will be able to inves... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 02 2014]
Stumble with plan to prevent jihadists' return ... [Published Canberra Times - Jun 24 2014]
Australian government defends seizure of East T... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Jan 23 2014]
Townsville builder caught up in spying scandal [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jan 09 2014]
Spying game [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Dec 16 2013]
Australian government orders ASIO raids to supp... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Dec 04 2013]
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