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Developers of new applications have to walk a tightrope when it comes to user privacy. There is an inevitable trade-off between utility versus a user's rights. How do we achieve the right balance? iTnews investigates.

Reddit IT admin accounts compromised in site hack

Reddit IT admin accounts compromised in site hack

Attackers access old backup file, internal systems.
Aug 2 2018 8:28AM
Govt moves to reinforce My Health Record privacy

Govt moves to reinforce My Health Record privacy

Promises to strengthen laws, let records be deleted.
Jul 31 2018 7:00AM
Qld probes privacy law changes to tackle drone concerns

Qld probes privacy law changes to tackle drone concerns

Surveillance controls questioned.
Jul 30 2018 6:55AM
Govt could tap bank, telco data for tourist insights

Govt could tap bank, telco data for tourist insights

As part of "large scale data supply project".
Jul 30 2018 6:55AM
Doctors stage intervention on My Health Record

Doctors stage intervention on My Health Record

Ready to operate on minister.
Jul 25 2018 3:42PM
Facebook staring at Australian class action

Facebook staring at Australian class action

Litigation funder rattles can for Cambridge Analytica claims.
Jul 10 2018 5:37PM
Google ads standard delays cause EU privacy compliance mess

Google ads standard delays cause EU privacy compliance mess

Firms exposed to fines.
Jul 4 2018 6:40AM
Facebook personality test could leak user data

Facebook personality test could leak user data

Researcher lands bug bounty.
Jun 29 2018 11:10AM
Apple creates phone-to-phone augmented reality

Apple creates phone-to-phone augmented reality

To solve privacy concerns over widespread AR use.
Jun 2 2018 8:07AM
ADHA chief tries to allay My Health Record fears

ADHA chief tries to allay My Health Record fears

'There is no big brother'.
May 24 2018 10:04PM
Open banking security is still an open question

Open banking security is still an open question

Analysis: Is bank data security really superior?
May 15 2018 2:49PM
Govt releases My Health Record secondary data use plan

Govt releases My Health Record secondary data use plan

Provides more detail on opt-out model.
May 11 2018 4:22PM
Senate backs Greens push for GDPR-style data laws

Senate backs Greens push for GDPR-style data laws

Supports Privacy Act review.
May 10 2018 1:30PM
My Health Record will share de-identified data by default

My Health Record will share de-identified data by default

But opt-out controls to be built in.
May 8 2018 11:43AM
CBA lost backup tapes with 20m customers' details

CBA lost backup tapes with 20m customers' details

Privacy investigation reopened.
May 3 2018 9:40AM
Cambridge Analytica is shutting down

Cambridge Analytica is shutting down

After Facebook data harvesting scandal.
May 3 2018 6:40AM
Europe tries to force cloud providers to give up offshore data

Europe tries to force cloud providers to give up offshore data

Within six hours in "urgent" cases.
Apr 18 2018 10:18AM
Court drops Microsoft's Irish email privacy dispute

Court drops Microsoft's Irish email privacy dispute

After new laws were passed.
Apr 18 2018 6:44AM
NSW govt opposes mandatory data breach reporting

NSW govt opposes mandatory data breach reporting

But will review voluntary scheme.
Apr 13 2018 11:08AM
Facebook reveals 63 A/NZ users took quiz behind Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook reveals 63 A/NZ users took quiz behind Cambridge Analytica scandal

As social media giant limits app permissions.
Apr 11 2018 6:54AM

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