Weekly Roundup: Oz amps up privacy legislation and the US stays slack on prosecuting online criminals 
Aug 16, 2008 | Comment Now 
This week, Australians saw a preview of what may be the future of its privacy legislation, and the US was called out for failing to punish its online fraudsters.
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Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







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Your bank
  39%
 
Your insurance company
  4%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  8%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  8%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  3%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  19%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  14%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  6%
TOTAL VOTES: 1852

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