data protection

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People may consent to the use of their personal data, without being sufficiently aware or informed of the nature and extent of potential implications.

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Differences in US privacy legislation present a challenge for the rest of the world, UNSW Law's David Vaile told a forum on global data protection.

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Following a privacy policy change in 2016, Google has collected users' data from third-party websites and apps. The ACCC argues users were misled into signing away their privacy.

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Blockchain data is unchangeable, which is a problem when privacy laws require companies to delete data once it’s served its purpose.