back to article Australian Senate passes meaningless motion that says encryption is very useful

Digital rights campaigners are celebrating a small, symbolic victory, with the country's Senate voting to protect the integrity of cryptography. The vote, which happened just before 4pm on Tuesday March 27, at least indicates that any government legislation weakening encryption won't get free passage through the Senate. …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    In other NEWS from Parliament

    Gravity: definitely a thing.

    1. onefang Silver badge

      Re: In other NEWS from Parliament

      "Gravity: definitely a thing."

      This is Aussie parliament we are talking about, so maths isn't even a thing, gravity probably has its doubters.

  2. iLurker

    It's an irresistible force that even lawyering can't alter, not a thing.

    The use of encryption however IS indeed something lawyering can alter.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Meaningless motions passes in parliament at every sitting

    Ohhhhh, Arrrrrrgh

  4. GrumpyOldBloke

    Who are Labor kidding, nothing but puppets.

    Bipartisan on national security. Wouldn't want Bill wedged before an election.

  5. dougdaslug1

    I would have move to another country when even that right was denied me.

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