Govts push Facebook to hand over more user data 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian requests jump 10 percent.
 
Govts pressure Google for more user data 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian requests dip slightly.
 
US govt threatened huge fines to make Yahoo release user data 
 
Twitter introduces a 'buy' button to tweets 
By Supantha Mukherjee | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stripe to process Twitter's e-commerce payments.
 
Optus restructuring drags down net profit 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Workforce transformation hits bottom line.
 
Vodafone sheds one million mobile customers 
By Allie Coyne | May 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
User base falls below five million.
 
AOL user data compromised in cyber attack 
Apr 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Encryption appears to remain unbroken.
 
Yahoo to axe Google, Facebook sign-ins for its services 
 
TPG forced to pay $2m fine after High Court loss 
 
Malvertising booms amid lax vetting checks 
By Adam Greenberg | Oct 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
Fraudulent and malicious advertising - known as malvertising - is among the sneakier threats discussed in a recent report.
 
Google faces lawsuit for Gmail scanning practices 
By Danielle Walker | Oct 2, 2013 | Comment Now 
A U.S. district judge ruled that the case against Google can move forward making it the second case, of late, where the tech giant will face accusations that it violated ...
 
Coalition anticipates only minor NBN rule adjustments 
By Ry Crozier | Oct 1, 2013 | Comment Now 
Backs move to finalise special access undertaking.
 
Will Google AdID replace third-party cookies? 
By Danielle Walker | Sep 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
Advertising becomes more stealthy.
 
OpenX releases malvertising backdoor fix 
By Darren Pauli | Aug 8, 2013 | Comment Now 
Says paid offerings unaffected.
 
Google named in alleged AdBlock whitelist  
By Darren Pauli | Jul 9, 2013 | Comment Now 
AdBlock business model relies on 'acceptable ads'.
 
Google paid AdBlock to whitelist ads 
By Darren Pauli | Jul 8, 2013 | Comment Now 
Quietly updates FAQ site.
 
NBN service terms stall again 
By Ry Crozier | Jul 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
Clock ticks for special access undertaking.
 
Twitter starts cookie-based targeting to boost ad rates 
By Gerry Shih | Jul 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
Fuels concerns about internet privacy.
 
US regulators tell Google to better identify paid ads 
By Alexei Oreskovic | Jun 26, 2013 | Comment Now 
Letters sent to several search engine groups.
 
BadNews Android apps spread SMS trojan 
By Danielle Walker | Apr 23, 2013 | Comment Now 
Ad network foists malware.
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Your bank
  39%
 
Your insurance company
  3%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  7%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  8%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  21%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  15%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  5%
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