Australia’s racing ministers want their metadata too

Australia’s state racing ministers have reportedly agreed to form a unified front to demand that Attorney-General George Brandis give state racing regulatory agencies access to metadata under Australia’s new data retention laws, following existing demands from the agency oversee the Melbourne Cup in Victoria.


Racing. As in horse racing. Of course, because they need warrant-free access to our internet and phone records. To do what you ask? “To protect the integrity of racing” apparently.

No. No you do not.

Source: Now all of Australia’s racing ministers are demanding metadata access | Delimiter