From: ZDNet

After giving just 15 business days over the holiday period for submissions on whether to allow retained telco data to be used for civil proceedings, Brandis has extended the timeframe by two weeks.


Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has extended the deadline for those wanting to make a submission on whether the federal government should prohibit access by parties for civil proceedings to data retained by telecommunications providers under the data retention legislation.

Submissions now close on Friday, January 27 — two weeks after the original January 13 submission due date.

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