Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
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Hike in data breaches reported.
 
Privacy law: Making it stick 
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Q&A with Australia's Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim.
 
AFP investigates alleged asylum seeker data theft 
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Second breach “completely unacceptable” if true, says secretary.
 
NSW to add offshore data rules into privacy legislation 
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Privacy Commissioner welcomes the news.
 
Committee rules against expanding biometric data collection 
 
Govt offers up draft FTTB wholesale conditions 
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Rules to counter TPG threat to NBN.
 
Retailers' PoS systems ransacked by malware 
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Kmart and Dairy Queen stores hit across the United States.
 
ANZ, Deakin to feed Watson a lean diet 
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[Blog post] Why IBM will need to bring the service to Australia.
 
Twitter sues US Justice for right to disclose surveillance requests 
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Cites violation of First Amendment rights.
 
Parliament passes law to let ASIO tap entire internet 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Greens effort to limit devices fails.
 
Reagan signed off on NSA surveillance 
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Is Congress going after the wrong laws?
 
WA teachers access student email with tweaked Office 365  
By Paris Cowan | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Lack of independent oversight raises privacy ire.
 
Senate rejects attempt to limit ASIO's access to devices 
 
US Senators fight to amend 30 year-old data privacy legislation 
By Danielle Walker | Sep 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Offshore data requests void if they breach local laws.
 
Victoria appoints privacy and data protection commissioner 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Familiar face to fill new role.
 
Origin Energy completes troubled SAP transformation 
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Claims to have beaten deadline and saved $100 million.
 
Chinese hacked US military contractors 
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Senate panel releases report.
 
Qld Police not convinced by body worn cameras 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Privacy, resourcing hurdles for Brisbane 'robocops'.
 
There's no coke and hookers in the cloud 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Where did the love go?
 
Govts pressure Google for more user data 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian requests dip slightly.
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