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How would you like all your medical and mental health records leaked online? You might find out soon.

How would you like all your medical and mental health records leaked online? You might find out soon.

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.

Govt’s electronic health record plan is a data breach waiting to happen

Govt’s electronic health record plan is a data breach waiting to happen

And you should opt out of it as soon as you can, freelancer Asher Wolf writes.

Sure you can opt out of giving govt your info — by giving govt your info

Sure you can opt out of giving govt your info — by giving govt your info

The Department of Health does not seem to know a lot about online security.

Govt can force companies to keep your data onshore

Govt can force companies to keep your data onshore

The Australian government has secured enough exceptions to a clause in the Trans-Pacific Partnership involving where data can be stored as to render it almost useless.

The ALP: wolves in geeks’ clothing

The ALP: wolves in geeks’ clothing

Everyone's laying into the Coalition for its tech policies (or lack thereof), but the ALP really isn't much savvier, says Renai LeMay. Its NBN, internet filter, e-health and telco policies have all been very messy.

$90m for e-health in ACT Budget

$90m for e-health in ACT Budget

The millions will be spent on giving Territory residents the possibility of electronic health records, with a view to increasing the efficiency and safety of health care.