Posts Tagged ‘GCSB’

Five eyes want NZ social media data Comments 0

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Civil liberties groups fear privacy, freedom of expression and trade secrets could be eroded if tech companies are compelled to give up their encrypted data to the government on request. The New Zealand Government, its Five Eyes security partners plus India and Japan want companies like Facebook to release encrypted data when requested. The reason: Read more

Crown drops case against Waihopai protesters Comments 0

Friday, February 7th, 2014

The Crown has dropped its civil lawsuit against protesters who damaged the Government Communications Security Bureau listening station at Waihopai in Marlborough. In 2008 Adrian Leason, Father Peter Murnane and Sam Land were acquitted of causing intentional damage during a protest at the site In October 2010, the Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, lodged a civil claim, Read more

Wellington priest makes private submission to GCSB select committtee Comments 2

Friday, July 5th, 2013

A Wellington priest has made a submission to the Select Committee considering the the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) and Related Legislation Amendment Bill. Monsignor Gerard Burns said his deepest concern about this bill is that it shakes the relationship of trust between the State and the citizens of Aotearoa New Zealand. “Because a healthy society Read more