Not so simple to protect secret sources under data retention law - AFR - 29 Mar 2015

The Australian Financial Review's political editor Laura Tingle on Wednesday explained to news sources, in a light-hearted fashion, how they could continue to leak to her despite the new data retention laws.

For those in the know out there who had lots to say in response on Twitter, here are my thoughts on some of the more technical points.

I'm not a lawyer, but I have a reasonable understanding of information security and how it operates within, and across, organisations, and I have five issues with some of the tips her informant gave.

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