Aussie miners slapped over 'data mining' in WA 
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WA govt moves to create even playing field.
 
Fujitsu Perth data centre suffers power outage  
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Storms down services for WA Health.
 
Vodafone labels ACMA data request report "inaccurate" 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
AGD figures should be used instead.
 
Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
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Day-long outage for Westpac online banking 
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Maintenance issues force system offline.
 
ABS to expand statistical tracking of the digital economy 
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Human error caused Microsoft Azure outage 
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Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
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Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
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Corporate allies rally for Microsoft in overseas data fight 
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Back efforts to block US govt request for data in Ireland.
 
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HSC markers compensated for lost time.
 
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