SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
Google helps track illegal fishing using satellite data 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pours funds into conservation effort.
 
US weather systems hacked, satellites affected 
Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Four websites targeted.
 
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.
 
Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
SA govt staff warned not to skirt FOI with personal email 
 
Australia and NZ team up to build maritime satellite network 
 
NewSat gets conditional waiver to continue Jabiru-1 satellite 
 
NewSat stops satellite build during financing talks 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Jabiru-1 build on hold, Jabiru-2 launch delayed.
 
Ericsson bags long-term NBN satellite work 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Adds $300m LTS bundle to fixed wireless contract.
 
NBN Co offers new satellite service for remote users 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
IPstar to wholesale broadband.
 
Australia to house new spy base for military comms 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Geraldton facility gets expanded.
 
Google acquires satellite maker Skybox Imaging for $533m 
 
Information Commissioner signals 23 OAIC jobs at risk 
By Paris Cowan | May 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Increasing workload could leave privacy complaints unseen.
 
Information Commissioner out as privacy/FOI office shut down 
 
NBN Co to spend $1.4bn more on regional rollout 
 
Optus to cut another 350 jobs in ongoing restructure 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: Also prepares launch of tenth satellite.
 
Defence extends Optus satellite contract 
Apr 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
$19 million for four more years.
 
Europe launches first satellite 
Apr 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
In huge earth observation project.
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Your bank
  38%
 
Your insurance company
  3%
 
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%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  15%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  5%
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