An Australian Senate committee has recommended that law enforcement authorities should only hand information to agencies from other countries if those countries have privacy protection that matches our own. That’s one of the key recommendations made by the bipartisan committee looking into proposed cybercrime legislation, which …
ha ha ha ha...
'data that is disclosed to foreign countries, covering how that data might be retained and stored, and prohibiting any “secondary use” by the foreign country.'
And just how the *uc* do they expect to do that? It's all based on trust, and trust seems to be in VERY short supply these days. In fact, I'd go so far as to say that it doesn't actually exist any more, having been eradicted along with pride, satisfaction, honour and reliability. And I think its a pity.
You assume this is about doing the honourable thing
...rather than merely about covering one's own arse.
<--- coat, to cover my arse (who said I was wearing any trousers?)