privacy

Uber found to have breached privacy of 1.2 million Aussies in 2016

Uber found to have breached privacy of 1.2 million Aussies in 2016

Privacy watchdog releases findings of investigation.
Jul 23 2021 2:02PM
China orders Didi app downloads suspended over data violation

China orders Didi app downloads suspended over data violation

Alleged to have illegally collected users' personal data.
Jul 5 2021 6:38AM
US lawmakers say it is time to boost privacy protections around cloud data

US lawmakers say it is time to boost privacy protections around cloud data

Needs same legal status as 'physical files stored in personal file cabinets'.
Jul 1 2021 6:36AM
Cross-border data access bill waved through parliament

Cross-border data access bill waved through parliament

US CLOUD Act agreement to follow.
Jun 25 2021 1:07PM
Google delays Chrome's blocking of tracking cookies to late 2023

Google delays Chrome's blocking of tracking cookies to late 2023

Opts for a new phased approach.
Jun 25 2021 6:55AM
EU privacy watchdogs call for ban on facial recognition in public spaces

EU privacy watchdogs call for ban on facial recognition in public spaces

Under desire to create a 'human-centric legal framework for AI'.
Jun 22 2021 6:27AM
Serious privacy problems found in most health apps

Serious privacy problems found in most health apps

Large survey of apps raises concerns.
Jun 18 2021 6:10AM
WA Police refused request to stop accessing Covid check-in app data

WA Police refused request to stop accessing Covid check-in app data

Forcing the govt to introduce new laws.
Jun 16 2021 5:24PM
WA moves to plug legislative gaps after cops access check-in app data

WA moves to plug legislative gaps after cops access check-in app data

Contact tracing data accessed during investigations.
Jun 16 2021 12:45PM
Canada police breached privacy laws with Clearview AI, regulator finds

Canada police breached privacy laws with Clearview AI, regulator finds

Use of facial recognition tool unlawful.
Jun 11 2021 6:50AM
EU bodies' use of Amazon, Microsoft cloud services faces privacy probes

EU bodies' use of Amazon, Microsoft cloud services faces privacy probes

Over concerns about the transfer of personal data to the US.
May 28 2021 6:53AM
Privacy-busting contact tracing data logged on Android

Privacy-busting contact tracing data logged on Android

Google will not acknowledge or fix faulty EN implementation.
Apr 28 2021 10:47AM
Govt data access should be gated, privacy assessment finds

Govt data access should be gated, privacy assessment finds

No access under planned data sharing laws without accreditation.
Apr 20 2021 3:04PM
Civil groups want EU lawmakers to boost privacy rights in planned WhatsApp, Skype rules

Civil groups want EU lawmakers to boost privacy rights in planned WhatsApp, Skype rules

Urged to take a strong stand.
Apr 15 2021 8:38AM
Apple to start enforcing new app privacy notifications in coming weeks

Apple to start enforcing new app privacy notifications in coming weeks

Provides alternative advertising tools.
Apr 8 2021 6:24AM
OAIC asks govt to require de-identification in data sharing laws

OAIC asks govt to require de-identification in data sharing laws

Greater privacy protections needed.
Mar 24 2021 6:34AM
Google draws US antitrust scrutiny over third-party cookies ban

Google draws US antitrust scrutiny over third-party cookies ban

Justice department investigators raise concerns.
Mar 19 2021 6:45AM
Ex-contractor accessed Vic govt IT system 260 times a year after leaving

Ex-contractor accessed Vic govt IT system 260 times a year after leaving

Former department breached privacy laws.
Mar 12 2021 6:55AM
French startup lobby to file privacy complaint against Apple

French startup lobby to file privacy complaint against Apple

Alleges iOS 14 does not comply with EU privacy requirements.
Mar 10 2021 12:03PM
NSW govt's mandatory data breach reporting scheme unlikely before 2022

NSW govt's mandatory data breach reporting scheme unlikely before 2022

Another round of consultations now on the cards.
Mar 5 2021 6:50AM

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