Metadata laws open to scope creep: lawyers 
By Andrew Colley | 1 day 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Approach "unsatisfactory" and "ad hoc".
 
Human error caused Microsoft Azure outage 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Post-mortem analysis identifies gaps in deployment processes.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Google faces fine for web privacy violations 
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$22 million penalty could be imposed by Dutch watchdog.
 
OAIC Canberra office down to two staff 
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McMillan details budget limbo.
 
Microsoft readies Aussie data centres for Office 365 
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Sydney and Melbourne hosting by March.
 
Senate wind-up means OAIC will remain for now 
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But Govt still intent on closing office.
 
Cloud pioneer David Kennedy quits the public service 
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NSW Trade and Investment CIO moves into financial services sector.
 
AWS offers bigger discounts for committed customers 
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Reserved instances now tiered by payment over usage.
 
Dropbox for Business API launched 
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Playing catch-up with Box.net.
 
Be wary of the EU's 'right to be forgotten' 
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[Opinion] Case against Google sets a dangerous precedent.
 
Mi9's secret is out: 'all-in' on public cloud 
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Migrates server farm to AWS.
 
EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten' 
Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
 
Aus Govt CTO readies cloud email, desktop services 
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Scoping study is in, approach to market coming.
 
Telstra, DiData battle for Canberra cloud market 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Big players announce govt-focused services.
 
The Fitbit detectives that could be using your data in court 
By David Glance | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Will the law catch up with wearables and lifestyle tracking?
 
European Parliament proposes Google split 
Nov 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Draft resolution suggests unbundling search from commercial services.
 
SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
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Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
Azure cloud suffers multi-region outage 
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Update: Microsoft offers details on bug.
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