[clug] What Meta-Data?

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Sat Mar 21 03:37:29 MDT 2015

Thanks, Kim:

> http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-03-17/what-is-metadata-how-will-it-be-defined-by-new-australia-laws/6325908

That seems a lot! Imagine being interrogated by a Gestapo informed with 
all of this.

{What will be kept for a minimum of two years?

      Phone calls

  * Incoming caller identification.
  * Outgoing caller identification.
  * The time, date and duration of the phone call.
  * The location of the device at the beginning and the end of the phone
  * The unique identifier number assigned to a particular mobile phone
  * The status of a mobile device, for example, if it is lost, stolen or
    on roaming.
  * Information about what features were used on any particular call
    such as call waiting or call forwarding.

      Internet (if these services are provided by an Australian operator)

  * Email address.
  * The time, date, size and recipients of emails.
  * The file type and size of any attachments sent or received with emails.
  * Online chat time, date and the identity of those on the chat.
  * Details about internet usage including how much bandwidth the
    internet service provides.
  * How many uploads/downloads made and the size of each one.
  * Details about what technology enabled each communication i.e. ADSL,
    wifi, cable internet.
  * Account details held by the ISP or telco provider; including when
    the account was activated or suspended.}


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