Under the mandatory data retention legislation passed in 2015, the number of agencies allowed to access the data was narrowed down to just 21. But the telecommunications industry organisation Communications Alliance has revealed that at least 87 other state and federal organisations – including city councils, the RSPCA and the South Australian fisheries department – have accessed the data under section 280 of the Telecommunications Act. … [Read more...] about Australian government officials accused of ‘cavalier disregard’ for unauthorised metadata access
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Bramwells Choc Hazelnut Spread Score: 62/100Price: $2.50 for 400gWhat the taste-testers said: Aldi’s spread is the most budget-friendly option, and our tasters noticed the difference, with one describing the taste as “chemically” and “cheap” and another noting it was “sickly sweet”. While most taste-testers commented on the product’s similarity to Nutella, none believed it was the real thing and one scored it lowest of all products. What the dietitian says: This product did not stand out as particularly good or bad to Greenfield, who said “it has the second highest amount of sugar and salt, but didn’t have the highest or lowest amount of anything. It was on the lower end with percentage of hazelnut.” … [Read more...] about Lindt v Nutella: what is the best chocolate hazelnut spread in Australia?
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Mark Carney has told Sky News that Britain should prepare itself for an economic growth downgrade if the impact of COVID-19 deepensThe Dow Jones index in the US tumbled by almost 1,200 points on Thursday - the biggest one-day drop in its historyBritish cyclists Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish are among the riders being tested for the coronavirus after the UAE Tour was cancelledOfficials in California are trying to retrace the movements of a woman who could be the first to contract COVID-19 with no known connection to travel abroadThe number of coronavirus cases in South Korea has exceeded 2,000 after 256 new diagnoses were confirmedThe sharp downwards trend of new COVID-19 cases has continued in China, where there were 327 new cases and 44 deaths on Thursday. Setback for Britons in Tenerife … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Top doctor explains how COVID-19 outbreak could affect life in the UK