Metadata laws open to scope creep: lawyers 
By Andrew Colley | 53 minutes ago | Comment Now 
Approach "unsatisfactory" and "ad hoc".
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
In defence of automatic updating 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
[Blog Post] Auto Windows updates are a necessary evil.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Google faces fine for web privacy violations 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
$22 million penalty could be imposed by Dutch watchdog.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Joe Hockey is eyeing off a 'Google tax' for Australia 
By Antony Ting | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] But will it work?
 
Australian sites vulnerable to new POODLE attack 
 
Google App Engine vulnerable to Java VM sandbox bypass: report 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Researchers kicked out of GAE before work was completed.
 
Senate wind-up means OAIC will remain for now 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
But Govt still intent on closing office.
 
AWS offers bigger discounts for committed customers 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reserved instances now tiered by payment over usage.
 
Intel takes on Google with new smart eyewear deal 
Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Teams up with Glass partner Luxottica.
 
UK chases tech multinationals with new diverted profits tax 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bid to crack down on elaborate avoidance schemes.
 
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 lawmakers vote to break up Google 
Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Want level-playing field.
 
EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten' 
Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
 
Adobe urges users to patch critical Flash Player flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Attackers quick to exploit earlier, inadequate patch.
 
Google releases enterprise anti-malware tool for Macs 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
"Santa" software arrives in time for Christmas.
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