International legal frameworks are hindering police efforts to catch paedophiles on Facebook.
Australian Federal Police (AFP) high-tech collection and capability manager Grant Edwards told a joint select committee this morning that the mutual legal assistance treaty with the US is outdated and not designed to allow for a rapid response to online crime. The treaty is required because Facebook is head-quartered in the United States, and is meant to speed the actioning of the police’s right to obtain information about online crime using a warrant.
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