Metadata laws open to scope creep: lawyers 
By Andrew Colley | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Approach "unsatisfactory" and "ad hoc".
 
Human error caused Microsoft Azure outage 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Post-mortem analysis identifies gaps in deployment processes.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
In defence of automatic updating 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
[Blog Post] Auto Windows updates are a necessary evil.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Corporate allies rally for Microsoft in overseas data fight 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Back efforts to block US govt request for data in Ireland.
 
Google faces fine for web privacy violations 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
$22 million penalty could be imposed by Dutch watchdog.
 
Microsoft pulls buggy Win 7 update over critical errors 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Root cert patch causes issues with graphics drivers, Windows Defender.
 
Microsoft to accept Bitcoin payments 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to be at forefront of growing digital currency trend.
 
OAIC Canberra office down to two staff 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
McMillan details budget limbo.
 
Microsoft yanks Exchange 2010 patch 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Issues means Exchange not connecting with Outlook.
 
Tech giants team up to create standard for 2FA 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Forgo patents in bid to get rid of single-­factor log-ins.
 
Microsoft readies Aussie data centres for Office 365 
By Steven Kiernan | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sydney and Melbourne hosting by March.
 
Senate wind-up means OAIC will remain for now 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
But Govt still intent on closing office.
 
Dropbox for Business API launched 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Playing catch-up with Box.net.
 
Be wary of the EU's 'right to be forgotten' 
By Dan Jerker B. Svantesson | Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Case against Google sets a dangerous precedent.
 
EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten' 
Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
 
Microsoft to pay China $160m for tax evasion 
Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Authorities tipped off by suspicious reported performance.
 
The Fitbit detectives that could be using your data in court 
By David Glance | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Will the law catch up with wearables and lifestyle tracking?
 
European Parliament proposes Google split 
Nov 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Draft resolution suggests unbundling search from commercial services.
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