PCEHR privacy breached twice in 12 months 
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A new age for the use of public data 
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[Opinion] Why the telco faces an uphill battle making telehealth work.
 
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Privacy law: Making it stick 
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North-east US outlets look to be affected.
 
AFP investigates alleged asylum seeker data theft 
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Second breach “completely unacceptable” if true, says secretary.
 
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NSW to add offshore data rules into privacy legislation 
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Privacy Commissioner welcomes the news.
 
Committee rules against expanding biometric data collection 
 
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Retailers' PoS systems ransacked by malware 
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ANZ, Deakin to feed Watson a lean diet 
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Twitter sues US Justice for right to disclose surveillance requests 
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Cites violation of First Amendment rights.
 
JPMorgan reveals 83 million customers exposed by hack 
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US cracks suspected hacking ring with Aussie roots 
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Parliament passes law to let ASIO tap entire internet 
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Greens effort to limit devices fails.
 
Reagan signed off on NSA surveillance 
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