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‘Consumers don’t feel that they have a choice’: Australians push back against data free-for-all

‘Consumers don’t feel that they have a choice’: Australians push back against data free-for-all

A new report suggests that the vast majority of Australians don't want to sign away their data, but feel helpless to protect it.

ABS won’t tell us why they need to keep data

ABS won’t tell us why they need to keep data

The ABS can't release information about its say-nothing response to a media inquiry.

Merchant under fire in bank data breach affair speaks out

Merchant under fire in bank data breach affair speaks out

After speculation surrounding the identity of "the merchant" at the centre of May’s bank data breach, the head of online retailer Crazy Sales has moved to fend off rumours, writes Charis Palmer, editor of Technology Spectator.

Has Citibank been hacked?

Has Citibank been hacked?

Russian hackers have stolen tens of millions of dollars from Citibank, according to US government sources, but the bank is in heavy denial mode.

What about some “border protection” for our personal information?

What about some “border protection” for our personal information?

The Rudd government may be tightening up border control on refugees, but when it comes to our private information, they're about to open the floodgates, allowing personal data about Australians to be exported to anyone, anywhere in the world.