New Zealand Spy Agency To Vet Network Builds, Provider Staff

Joe Abley jabley at
Wed May 14 18:31:56 UTC 2014

On 13 May 2014, at 15:49, Paul Ferguson <fergdawgster at> wrote:

> So is there just reluctant acceptance of this law, or is there
> push-back and plans to repeal, or...?

This was news to me when I heard about it the other day (because apparently I am a bad kiwi and do not keep myself informed), but it does sound like the conversation at NZNOG resulted in an exception list that makes the general idea at least a little more practical, if not palatable. See

The recent NZNOG discussion is hereabouts:


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