It’s “National Get a VPN Day” in Australiahttps://torrentfreak.com/its-national-get-a-vpn-day-in-australia-170412
Australia's mandatory data retention scheme comes into effect today, with telecoms providers expected to retain and store their customers' Internet usage metadata. In response, privacy group Digital Rights Watch has declared this event National Get a VPN Day, vowing to equip citizens with the tools they need to avoid surveillance.
this is so stupid... retaining metadata? in what unhackable vault is this data going to being stored in?
i guess when there is a massive case of bulk identity theft in the land down under the au government might learn something?