Govt kicks off cost-benefit analysis of emergency services spectrum 
By Allie Coyne | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
PFA welcomes action on pre-election promise.
 
SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
NSW agencies urged to consider good privacy in customer service 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
State Privacy Commissioner talks up trust.
 
Veterans' Affairs forced to apologise over privacy breach 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Pilgrim calls an end to three year dispute.
 
Inside the early days of Singapore's first privacy regime 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
"Still a fair amount of work to do" in data hosting hotspot.
 
Data retention bill over the top, committee finds 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Human rights parliamentary committee says 'get a warrant'.
 
Optus’ 4G cash splash pays off as users jump aboard 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
But mobile broadband users disappear in droves.
 
Telstra deploys Matrixx for real-time data usage alerts 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Personal use customers first in line.
 
Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim slams "copy and paste" of asylum seeker data.
 
Apple iOS flaw lets attackers replace apps with malware 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Masque Attack tricks users into installing malicious code.
 
AHRC wasn't consulted on privacy commission merger 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Proposal ‘unworkable’ in current form.
 
States go into bat to save the OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senate committee to report on proposed disbanding.
 
Telstra fined $18k for publishing judge's home address 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Phone directory listing 'breached Privacy Act'.
 
Govts push Facebook to hand over more user data 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian requests jump 10 percent.
 
WA govt imposes standard discounts on new PC panel suppliers 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants cost savings, better access to new tech.
 
Apple Pay rival hacked, emails stolen 
By Teri Robinson | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
CurrentC pilot users' emails accessed.
 
PCEHR privacy breached twice in 12 months 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Users accidentally link to someone else's health record.
 
US govt sues AT&T over phone data throttling 
Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telco argues it has been transparent with customers.
 
A new age for the use of public data 
By David Havyatt | Oct 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Quest for efficiency trumps privacy concerns.
 
Would you trust Telstra with your healthcare? 
By David Glance | Oct 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Why the telco faces an uphill battle making telehealth work.
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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)
  20%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  15%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  6%
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