Tag: law

Web giants face fines in online bullying crackdown 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Up to $17,000 per day for ignoring notices.
 
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.
 
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?
 
SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
Inside the legalities of digital signatures 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
What is okay to e-sign in the eyes of the law?
 
ALRC drops safe harbour from proposed privacy law 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Online intermediaries encouraged to act against breaches.
 
NBN Co appeals $200m Telstra CPI judgment 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Heads back to court after loss.
 
UK passes controversial data retention bill 
By Steve Gold | Jul 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telcos forced to store user data for a year.
 
Qld to roll out ID scanner network for pubs and clubs 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Security still up in the air.
 
Global crackdown nabs 100 hackers over Blackshades Trojan 
 
Tough NZ comms interception, network security law kicks in 
By Juha Saarinen | May 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aussie operators in NZ must register with police.
 
US judge rules search warrants extend to overseas email accounts 
Apr 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Microsoft to seek review of decision.
 
Solving cybercrime starts with reporting 
By Munir Kotadia | Apr 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
WA Police detective calls for openness.
 
US urges businesses to share cyber threat data 
Apr 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not in breach of collusion laws, officials advise.
 
'Safe harbour' for Facebook, Google proposed for Aus privacy law 
By Paris Cowan | Mar 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
ALRC offers sneak peek of unreleased recommendations.
 
Making software development contracts Agile 
By Buddle Findlay | Feb 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Agile projects can provide more risk than traditional ones if not managed properly.
 
Govt spyware victim files criminal complaint 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Intrusion and surveillance kit also found in Australia.
 
Google fined for breaching privacy laws 
By Marcos Colon | Dec 23, 2013 | Comment Now 
Must pay Spain $1.4m.
 
France under fire for new digital surveillance law 
By Doug Drinkwater | Dec 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
Govt can collect more digital data.
 
France under-fire for new digital surveillance law 
By Doug Drinkwater | Dec 13, 2013 | Comment Now 
France is attracting widespread criticism after introducing a new law which allows the government to gather even more digital information than before.
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