[clug] OT: Protesting the proposed clean feed?

Alex Satrapa grail at goldweb.com.au
Fri Oct 24 01:52:59 GMT 2008

On 24/10/2008, at 12:14 , steve jenkin wrote:

> I'm not sure you'd have to change the Interception Act or Privacy  
> Act if
> all subscribers to BigPond-F (and Optus-F) had to sign a contract
> explicitly allowing M-i-t-M + logging & filtering by the ISP.

I would expect all sorts of legal difficulties in having ISPs  
inserting themselves into the cleartext path of the customer-to-bank  

> None of the Govt. Depts. I've worked in who've run 'content-keeper'
> asked my consent. I believe it's covered in the AUP, or might have  
> been
> a warning on the network login page...

It's their network, you're using their computer to do work for them.  
They don't need your consent in order to intercept mail, MitM your  
https connections, or any other such activity.

Do not ever access your internet banking from the office computer if  
they do https proxying!


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