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Online intermediaries encouraged to act against breaches.
 
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Suggests amendment to Privacy Act.
 
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Innovation goes missing.
 
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Can opt out with proof of age.
 
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Accusations of secrecy, but don't be alarmed.
 
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Web inventor warns against Australian Government proposal.
 
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Wants corporations to have 'personal use' rights.
 
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Will they wait for copyright inquiry to conclude?
 
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Back calls for new exceptions to copyright laws.
 
Industry backs 'workable' filter solution 
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A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
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Your telco, ISP or utility
  8%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  3%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
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  14%
 
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