Optus slams metadata policy

By a Staff Reporter

Optus has warned the costs could be passed on and takes issues with assumptions made by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Attorney-General George Brandis that the data was already being collected by the phone companies, according to the AFR.

Optus says the Abbott government’s proposed policy that telcos must retain metadata could cost it more than $200 million, according to The Australian Financial Review.

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