privacy

Australia's privacy commissioner to retire

Australia's privacy commissioner to retire

Pilgrim steps down.
Feb 20 2018 12:47PM
US bill would allow cross-border data access demands

US bill would allow cross-border data access demands

Could break Microsoft Ireland vs US govt impasse.
Feb 7 2018 2:05PM
Facebook patents solution to predict how rich or poor you are

Facebook patents solution to predict how rich or poor you are

Automated socio-economic ratings.
Feb 5 2018 10:15AM
US lower house passes NSA surveillance bill

US lower house passes NSA surveillance bill

Overrides privacy objections.
Jan 12 2018 11:11AM
WhatsApp told to stop sharing data with Facebook

WhatsApp told to stop sharing data with Facebook

Given one month to comply.
Dec 20 2017 6:48AM
Australia's new face verification system will actually improve privacy

Australia's new face verification system will actually improve privacy

Impact assessment finds significant gains.
Dec 8 2017 4:23PM
WA unlocks personal student data for research

WA unlocks personal student data for research

Bill passes unamended.
Dec 7 2017 3:39PM
Google to clamp down on Android app snooping

Google to clamp down on Android app snooping

Users will be warned via safe browsing feature.
Dec 4 2017 11:50AM
Google faces million-member lawsuit for Safari snooping

Google faces million-member lawsuit for Safari snooping

Ad-tracking cookies lead to first UK mass legal action.
Dec 1 2017 6:42AM
WA govt wants to release identifiable student data

WA govt wants to release identifiable student data

For NAPLAN online, research purposes.
Nov 23 2017 11:50AM
Info 'may be accessed' on ACT student Chromebooks

Info 'may be accessed' on ACT student Chromebooks

Clause in agreement causes concern.
Nov 21 2017 11:43AM
NSW govt agencies could be forced to report data breaches

NSW govt agencies could be forced to report data breaches

Labor introduces bill.
Nov 17 2017 10:58AM
Session replay is a major threat to privacy on the web

Session replay is a major threat to privacy on the web

"As if someone is looking over your shoulder."
Nov 16 2017 6:40AM
Microsoft email privacy fight to be decided by US supreme court

Microsoft email privacy fight to be decided by US supreme court

Will resolve dispute between company, feds.
Oct 17 2017 9:00AM
Govt details plan to share de-identified e-health data

Govt details plan to share de-identified e-health data

Begins consultation process.
Oct 6 2017 11:48AM
Equifax was alerted to security vulnerability in March

Equifax was alerted to security vulnerability in March

Former chief executive admits failures to Congress.
Oct 3 2017 6:55AM
US pushes ahead with collection of migrant social media info

US pushes ahead with collection of migrant social media info

"Affront to basic human dignity": privacy advocates.
Sep 28 2017 10:31AM
Apple fixes 'AppBleed' privacy leak with iOS11

Apple fixes 'AppBleed' privacy leak with iOS11

Developers abused private API.
Sep 26 2017 11:21AM
Uber to end post-trip tracking of riders

Uber to end post-trip tracking of riders

As part of privacy push.
Aug 30 2017 7:48AM
Victoria appoints first information commissioner

Victoria appoints first information commissioner

FOI and privacy functions merge.
Aug 29 2017 3:30PM

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