Internet Australia (IA) applauds the decision of Labor's National Conference to hold a review of the Data Retention Act.

CEO Laurie Patton commented that IA shares the concerns expressed about the number of agencies granted access to people's metadata and the threat to personal privacy rights from the legislation passed earlier in the year with the support of the Opposition.

Mr Patton also drew attention to the difficulties being experienced by ISP's as they deal with the complex implementation requirements of the Act.

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