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