Your digital breadcrumbs are very easy to trace, with even moderately skilled hackers (or companies, or governments) easily able to figure out where you live and track your movements in real time.
They've been sold as 'enhancing' our privacy, but these changes are anything but. There's a new system for how personal credit files work and you could be the loser.
New laws are being celebrated as a win for privacy, but are they all they're cracked up to be? Crikey found it a monumental challenge to raid the supposedly open database.
The family of Molly Lord has won a confidential settlement with broadcasters and The Illawarra Mercury in a landmark privacy dispute. Freelance journalist Amanda Meade reports from Sydney.
When Molly Lord died at home, media outlets showed images of her dead body and grieving mother. Communications law expert Mark Briedis argues it shows the laws defending privacy are inadequate.
LinkedIn likes to portray itself as the professional social network, but it seems they're perfectly happy to treat their professional users as fodder for advertisers without asking.
There's a growing campaign against online anonymity from governments, corporations and even the media. It's dangerous.
Media bosses assure us blatant disregard for the law is not part of the local scene but a broad-based inquiry into the media is in the offing, writes Peter Timmins, a lawyer and blogger.
The complex debate on whether we need legal recognition of privacy rights has been artificially narrowed by News of the World frenzy, writes Luke Williams.