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Should the ABC board stay in hiding?

Should the ABC board stay in hiding?

Crikey readers have more to say about the ABC board's cowardice under fire. And who is really to blame about the erosion of our digital privacy?

Privacy in the digital age is only possible if we act now

Privacy in the digital age is only possible if we act now

Three experts discussed information security in the digital age at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne.

Bad luck, George: Brandis’ UK data retention antecedent illegal

Bad luck, George: Brandis’ UK data retention antecedent illegal

Remember when George Brandis was crowing over the UK's data retention laws as a basis for our own? The UK High Court has declared them to be illegal and in breach of citizens' rights. Whoopsie.

Every step you take: how advertisers are monitoring your every move

Every step you take: how advertisers are monitoring your every move

Big tech companies know exactly where you are, what you buy, where you live, who your friends are and what you do. And they are going to try to exploit that information to sell you something.

A right to privacy or rewriting history? Debate rages on the right to be forgotten

A right to privacy or rewriting history? Debate rages on the right to be forgotten

Should you have the "right to be forgotten"? No one can agree what the EU's landmark case means -- or should mean -- for Australia.

Spam canned? Not if you’re in a political party like Clive

Spam canned? Not if you’re in a political party like Clive

Your email address is not a closely guarded secret, and Clive Palmer (or anyone not selling something) is perfectly entitled to email you as often as he wants.

On the record: do journos have access to your internet browsing history?

On the record: do journos have access to your internet browsing history?

Online news publications are increasingly collecting data and browsing history from readers -- including public figures. So what happens if a journalist had access to it?

How to keep the NSA out of your email

How to keep the NSA out of your email

What can you do to avoid the all-seeing eyes of the National Security Agency? Here are some tips, but the real answer is: not a whole lot.

Australia’s quiet role in the NSA spying scandal

Australia’s quiet role in the NSA spying scandal

Australian and United States spy agencies could theoretically spy on their own citizens -- but they promise they won't.

Did the Citizens Electoral Council buy your email address?

Did the Citizens Electoral Council buy your email address?

Fringe political party the Citizens Electoral Council has a history of emailing people who have never requested to be on a mailing list. How did it get these details? Student journalist Michelle Slater investigates.