The Fitbit detectives that could be using your data in court 
By David Glance | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Will the law catch up with wearables and lifestyle tracking?
 
European Parliament proposes Google split 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Draft resolution suggests unbundling search from commercial services.
 
SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
NSW agencies urged to consider good privacy in customer service 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
State Privacy Commissioner talks up trust.
 
Veterans' Affairs forced to apologise over privacy breach 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim calls an end to three year dispute.
 
Inside the early days of Singapore's first privacy regime 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 18, 2014 | 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'.
 
Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim slams "copy and paste" of asylum seeker data.
 
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.
 
PCEHR privacy breached twice in 12 months 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Users accidentally link to someone else's health record.
 
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.
 
NSW Privacy Commissioner 'disappointed' by slow rate of progress 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Resourcing fails to grow despite agency pleading.
 
Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
Privacy law: Making it stick 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Q&A with Australia's Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim.
 
AFP investigates alleged asylum seeker data theft 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Second breach “completely unacceptable” if true, says secretary.
 
NSW to add offshore data rules into privacy legislation 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Privacy Commissioner welcomes the news.
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Your bank
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Your insurance company
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A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  8%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  7%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  21%
 
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  15%
 
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