The Age (Australia)

The Age is an Australian national daily newspaper published in Melbourne.

The devil in the machine

The passing of the century failed to bring the technological apocalypse, but the extent of the hysteria surrounding the 'millennium bug' may have left the world vulnerable to more real electronic threats.

9 January, 2000

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Careful, they can hear you

Australia freely admits to spying on citizens and corporations under Echelon's UKUSA project - the same surveillance system that is still considered top secret by the rest of the world.

23 May, 1999

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Sacked spy reflects badly on British Intelligence

After a five-year battle with a dissident ex-undercover agent, the names of 117 senior Secret Intelligence Service officers are now filed away in a million computers around the world.

16 May, 1999

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