privacy

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
Mobile ad companies form alliance to prepare for Apple privacy changes

Mobile ad companies form alliance to prepare for Apple privacy changes

Will affect how advertising works on iPhones.
Feb 18 2021 12:06PM
EU civil rights groups want ban on biometric surveillance

EU civil rights groups want ban on biometric surveillance

Ahead of new laws.
Feb 18 2021 12:06PM
EU countries agree joint stance ahead of WhatsApp, Skype privacy talks

EU countries agree joint stance ahead of WhatsApp, Skype privacy talks

Ending three-year impasse.
Feb 11 2021 1:05PM
Russia revives draft law to grant police access to citizens' geolocation data

Russia revives draft law to grant police access to citizens' geolocation data

No court order necessary.
Feb 5 2021 6:45AM
Google to stop using Apple tool to track iPhone users

Google to stop using Apple tool to track iPhone users

Avoiding new pop-up warning.
Jan 28 2021 11:31AM
Home Affairs ordered to compensate asylum seekers over 2014 data breach

Home Affairs ordered to compensate asylum seekers over 2014 data breach

Almost 1300 individuals to receive payment.
Jan 27 2021 12:45PM
Privacy complaint targets European Parliament's virus test app

Privacy complaint targets European Parliament's virus test app

Saying it could be transferring data illegally to the United States.
Jan 25 2021 11:02AM
Signal to ramp up hiring after WhatsApp controversy drives download surge

Signal to ramp up hiring after WhatsApp controversy drives download surge

Seeks to bolster the service and supporting infrastructure.
Jan 14 2021 6:44AM
Woolworths still 'reluctant' to list all companies that handle its data

Woolworths still 'reluctant' to list all companies that handle its data

Says doing so would pose security and fraud risks.
Jan 7 2021 7:04AM
OAIC urges prep for 'big tech' entry into consumer data right

OAIC urges prep for 'big tech' entry into consumer data right

Big companies pose "significant privacy risks".
Dec 18 2020 6:55AM
Australia sues Facebook over user data

Australia sues Facebook over user data

Echoing US antitrust case.
Dec 17 2020 6:19AM
French watchdog fines Google, Amazon for breaching cookies rules

French watchdog fines Google, Amazon for breaching cookies rules

Slapped with penalties worth $217 million.
Dec 11 2020 6:37AM
Apple could block apps that don't comply with new privacy feature

Apple could block apps that don't comply with new privacy feature

Aimed at preventing users from being tracked across different apps.
Dec 9 2020 6:57AM

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