Katharine Kemp

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The terms of the Australian Privacy Principle 3.6 are quite clear. So why is there not a single published case of this law being enforced?

Activists are protesting greenwashing and using the legal system to achieve change

There are ways investors can spot companies misrepresenting their climate change credentials, say experts from UNSW Sydney.

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Younger people aged 18 to 28 were more likely to be negatively impacted by manipulative designs on websites and apps.

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A proposed online privacy code would give consumers more control over how tech companies collect and use their data.

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The current review of the Federal Privacy Act could be the beginning of a process to obtain fairer privacy practices for consumers. But any reforms from this review will be a long time coming.

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It's the biggest monopolisation case since a 1998 lawsuit against Microsoft. But it may be several years before a settlement of any kind is reached

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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.

Katharine Kemp

UNSW’s Grand Challenge on Trust reaches a broader audience in fortnightly conversations with national and international thought leaders. 

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The watchdog has voiced concerns over the proposed US$2.1 billion merger, from which both users and Australian health services could lose out.

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As news media revenues tumble still further amid the COVID-19 recession, the government has pledged mandatory rules to force tech giants to pay for using news content.

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