privacy act

Google, Meta push back against changes to privacy laws

Google, Meta push back against changes to privacy laws

Meta said consumers prefer to pay with their data than their wallets.
Feb 23 2022 7:15AM
Telstra, Optus: don't treat network transactions as personal information

Telstra, Optus: don't treat network transactions as personal information

Doing so could break telecommunications networks.
Feb 22 2022 6:46AM
Govt preparing to tighten social media laws

Govt preparing to tighten social media laws

As it finalises draft legislation.
Aug 3 2021 6:55AM
ADHA sees 'inconsequential' My Health Record data breach notices eroding trust

ADHA sees 'inconsequential' My Health Record data breach notices eroding trust

Calls for lesser need to disclose.
Jan 8 2021 7:08AM
Govt kicks off long-awaited Privacy Act review

Govt kicks off long-awaited Privacy Act review

Terms of reference released.
Oct 30 2020 5:26PM
ACCC takes HealthEngine to court over alleged data misuse

ACCC takes HealthEngine to court over alleged data misuse

Calls for stronger consent, notification requirements.
Aug 8 2019 10:33AM
Consumers 'shortchanged' when asking for their own data

Consumers 'shortchanged' when asking for their own data

Academics agitate for Aussie GDPR.
Jul 31 2019 12:22PM
Brandis wants two-year jail sentence for re-identifying govt data

Brandis wants two-year jail sentence for re-identifying govt data

Researchers not automatically exempt.
Oct 12 2016 5:07PM
Govt will make it a crime to re-identify anonymised data

Govt will make it a crime to re-identify anonymised data

Changes to Privacy Act coming.
Sep 28 2016 5:33PM
Pilgrim warns data de-identification is 'rocket science'

Pilgrim warns data de-identification is 'rocket science'

Privacy holy grail elusive in its execution.
Apr 20 2016 11:25AM
Labor wants customer consent for offshore data storage

Labor wants customer consent for offshore data storage

Jurisdictions could be banned from hosting Aussie data.
Jul 27 2015 10:17AM
Pilgrim to audit 21 Australian privacy policies

Pilgrim to audit 21 Australian privacy policies

Privacy commissioner shifts focus to compliance.
Feb 20 2015 6:35AM
AHRC wasn't consulted on privacy commission merger

AHRC wasn't consulted on privacy commission merger

Proposal ‘unworkable’ in current form.
Nov 10 2014 4:41PM
Govt dumps controversial Labor offshore cloud policy

Govt dumps controversial Labor offshore cloud policy

Complaints lead to removal of double ministerial sign-off.
Sep 3 2014 10:33AM
Privacy Commissioner details 'reasonable steps' for data security

Privacy Commissioner details 'reasonable steps' for data security

How to stay on the right side of the Privacy Act.
Aug 7 2014 6:43AM
Law Reform Commission proposes a ‘right to be deleted’

Law Reform Commission proposes a ‘right to be deleted’

Suggests amendment to Privacy Act.
Mar 31 2014 2:03PM
Aussie blue-chips come clean on data offshoring

Aussie blue-chips come clean on data offshoring

Analysis: Who sends stuff where?
Mar 13 2014 6:27AM
Can the new Privacy Act protect data in the cloud?

Can the new Privacy Act protect data in the cloud?

[Opinion] Mistaking data processors for data controllers.
Mar 12 2014 6:53AM
Telstra breached Privacy Act by exposing user data

Telstra breached Privacy Act by exposing user data

One day before new privacy laws take effect.
Mar 11 2014 10:32AM
Privacy Act audits will consider infosec budgets

Privacy Act audits will consider infosec budgets

But commissioner says lax resources no excuse to not patch.
Mar 5 2014 3:34AM

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