privacy

Microsoft says it will follow California's digital privacy law in US

Microsoft says it will follow California's digital privacy law in US

Amid fears law will hurt tech profits.
Nov 12 2019 1:30PM
CBA, NAB and Telstra to test govt's new AI ethics doctrine

CBA, NAB and Telstra to test govt's new AI ethics doctrine

Eight principles developed to guide application.
Nov 7 2019 10:36AM
WhatsApp hacked to spy on top govt officials at US allies - sources

WhatsApp hacked to spy on top govt officials at US allies - sources

Journalists, human rights activists also targeted.
Nov 1 2019 6:40AM
Australia yet to have "national cyber resilience": former ASIO, ASIS boss

Australia yet to have "national cyber resilience": former ASIO, ASIS boss

Understanding and defence against cyber incidents still lacking.
Oct 31 2019 1:33PM
Google Australia sued over collection and use of location data

Google Australia sued over collection and use of location data

ACCC claims consumers misled about how to disable tracking.
Oct 29 2019 11:55AM
Privacy watchdog's Facebook probe ongoing after 18 months

Privacy watchdog's Facebook probe ongoing after 18 months

Yet to hand down findings.
Oct 21 2019 6:50AM
Senate pushes encryption fix for US CLOUD Act fracture

Senate pushes encryption fix for US CLOUD Act fracture

To ensure Australian access to US servers.
Oct 17 2019 6:10PM
Australia, US negotiate CLOUD Act data swap pact

Australia, US negotiate CLOUD Act data swap pact

Providers in either country to be subject to requests.
Oct 8 2019 12:55PM
Facebook wins dismissal of investor lawsuit over privacy breach

Facebook wins dismissal of investor lawsuit over privacy breach

Judge finds company's statements did not amount to deception.
Sep 27 2019 6:45AM
Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica scandal

As part of ongoing app developer investigation.
Sep 23 2019 12:50PM
First states upload data to national facial recognition system

First states upload data to national facial recognition system

Victoria, Tasmania play national guinea pigs.
Sep 17 2019 11:57AM
NSW Health to trial body-worn cameras on paramedics

NSW Health to trial body-worn cameras on paramedics

To deter violence against personnel.
Sep 10 2019 2:45PM
US judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed

US judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed

Calls company's views on privacy "so wrong."
Sep 10 2019 12:40PM
Microsoft's LinkedIn loses appeal over scraping of user profiles

Microsoft's LinkedIn loses appeal over scraping of user profiles

New precedent for access to publicly visible information.
Sep 10 2019 6:45AM
Google open sources differential privacy dev library

Google open sources differential privacy dev library

While under fire for privacy breaches.
Sep 6 2019 6:35AM
Aussie loyalty data lakes targeted in ACCC crackdown

Aussie loyalty data lakes targeted in ACCC crackdown

Over alleged privacy and consent abuse.
Sep 5 2019 10:37AM
Researchers studying Facebook's impact on democracy threaten to quit

Researchers studying Facebook's impact on democracy threaten to quit

Saying the company failed to make data available to researchers as pledged.
Aug 28 2019 1:33PM
OAIC reduces frequency of data breach reporting

OAIC reduces frequency of data breach reporting

Despite steady stream of notifications.
Aug 28 2019 6:55AM
ABS re-examines how long it keeps Census names, addresses

ABS re-examines how long it keeps Census names, addresses

Independent privacy assessment to inform decision.
Aug 26 2019 12:33PM
Google moots open standards to limit user web tracking

Google moots open standards to limit user web tracking

The cookie crumbles as users fight invasive marketing on the web.
Aug 23 2019 1:58PM

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