May 30, 2018 23
The supposed privacy protections in Commonwealth law can be overridden by bureaucrats and ministers looking to target critics. And the government wants yet more powers over us.
May 21, 2018
The Australian Press Council has found that photos published by Woman's Day were in breach of radio host Chrissie Swan's privacy. And other media tidbits of the day.
March 27, 2018 2
As the internal saga continues at Channel Nine, questions remain about unspoken privacy contracts and legal ramifications for Uber.
March 23, 2018 12
Politicians are doing nothing to prove to voters they're worthy of their trust.
March 21, 2018 24
The focus on Facebook and Cambridge Analytica obscures the extent to which the monetisation of privacy and its sale to advertisers is the core financial model of the online world.
August 7, 2017 5
The government's My Health Record strategy notes lots of privacy concerns, but it doesn’t seem to be particularly interested in road-mapping a resolution to those issues, writes Asher Wolf.
June 26, 2017 4
Which government agencies are misusing your personal information? Freelance journalist John Power reports.
June 19, 2017 3
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has released footage of Border Force officers testing GoPro cameras on the water.
May 24, 2017 2
Customs might have accessed calls and texts illegally, the Commonwealth Ombudsman has found.
May 5, 2017 1
Three experts discussed information security in the digital age at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne.
May 1, 2017 9
The Australian Federal Police has twice, in less than a year, shown an entire lack of respect for the journalists and their sources, in defiance of the law.
April 28, 2017 11
The Australian Federal Police has admitted they illegally accessed the call records of a journalist in seeking to chase down a source.
April 11, 2017 13
A debt paid back to Centrelink is a debt owed, unless those who were forced to repay the debt ask for a review, according to Human Services officials.
April 4, 2017 21
The legal advice Human Services Minister Alan Tudge is relying on to cover his release of Andie Fox's personal info appears to be missing.
March 15, 2017 9
Unbowed by the census debacle, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is still threatening to prosecute people who don't hand over private information.
March 3, 2017 34
After another wretched week for the Turnbull government, it's becoming clear its chaos and dysfunction cannot last.
February 28, 2017 20
The use of a citizen's personal information by a vengeful public service department, in cooperation with the media, is a new low for a government seemingly committed to collecting and exploiting our data.
February 21, 2017 4
Conversations between Rudd and Turnbull over UN bid have evaporated, according to the Prime Minister's Office.
February 8, 2017 1
The government seems more keen to punish researchers trying to do the right thing than punishing businesses for failing to keep data secure.
January 31, 2017 8
Section 14 of Trump's executive order means Australians have no way of protecting their own privacy.