Tag: laws

Labor resurrects data breach notification bill 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Privacy Alerts bill back in parliament.
 
How the UK got data breach notification over the line 
By Andrew Colley | Nov 26, 2013 | Comment Now 
Australian adoption remains uncertain.
 
Privacy Commissioner plans hardline approach to new Act 
By Andrew Colley | Nov 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
Talks tough on Privacy Act amendments.
 
SA evidence laws need tech revamp: report 
By Charis Palmer | Feb 1, 2013 | Comment Now 
Amendments to bring state in line with Commonwealth.
 
EU lawmakers seek to limit use of data by Internet firms 
By Claire Davenport | Jan 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
Firms fear chilling effects on growth.
 
Barrick Gold to vet supplier ethics on web 
By Ry Crozier | Sep 13, 2012 | Comment Now 
Early adopter of new internet-based system.
 
Data breach laws to follow privacy reforms 
By Darren Pauli | Oct 4, 2011 | Comment Now 
Sooner if the scale and severity of breaches is proven.
 
NZ Labour backtracks on internet termination 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 31, 2011 | Comment Now 
Day before new law becomes active.
 
ACS Law rapped for 'chaotic and lamentable' enforcement 
By Barry Collins | Apr 19, 2011 | Comment Now 
Warning to other anti-P2P legal eagles not to waste the courts' time.
 
AIIA lobbies States for NBN opt-out laws 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 8, 2010 | Comment Now 
Says current system will delay broadband benefits.
 
NBN cherry-picker laws introduced 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 29, 2010 | Comment Now 
Fibre operators face new future.
 
Ballmer: Patent laws need changing 
By Tom Brewster | Oct 6, 2010 | Comment Now 
Targets UK and US laws.
 
Google breached Australians' privacy: Commissioner 
By Ry Crozier | Jul 9, 2010 | Comment Now 
Google apologises: "We failed badly here".
 
School laptop spying case inspires new law 
By Iain Thomson | Apr 17, 2010 | Comment Now 
Court filings show thousands of images taken of students.
 
Internet censorship not a vote-changer 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 5, 2010 | Comment Now 
Annual Whirlpool survey released.
 
Net filter legislation to go public by March 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 3, 2010 | Comment Now 
Senator's blog gives first indication of timing.
 
Activists launch online copyright database 
By Shaun Nichols | Nov 16, 2009 | Comment Now 
Catalogue of international laws.
 
Two in three Australian companies leak data 
By Brett Winterford | Aug 11, 2009 | Comment Now 
Renews calls for mandatory data disclosure laws.
 
Privacy law update expected within weeks 
By Munir Kotadia | Jul 31, 2009 | Comment Now 
Government "working night and day".
 
Internet snooping laws are "overly intrusive" 
By Tom Young | Jun 18, 2009 | Comment Now 
London School of Economics report says new laws will treat every electronic communication as suspicious.
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Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







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Your bank
  38%
 
Your insurance company
  3%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  7%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  8%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  20%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  15%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  6%
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