privacy

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With Australia’s facial verification bill currently in draft, UNSW Senior Lecturer Dr Carmen Leong addresses how mass surveillance technology could impact the economy.

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A report by UNSW Law academics Michael Grewcock and Vicki Sentas says the law does not give police clear guidance on conducting strip searches.

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Algorithmic guardians could be programmed to manage our digital interactions with social platforms and apps according to our personal preferences.

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Some Australian Facebook users are more worried about over-sharing by friends than the privacy and security of their personal information.

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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.

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The succession of data access legislation in the Australian parliament is fast becoming a Mad Hatter's tea party. We need better oversight, and fast, writes Greg Austin.

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Consumers should not be blamed for failing to read online privacy policies. Instead, the system needs to be fixed.

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It is time the government used more accurate language so we can have a realistic debate about its plans for our personal information, write Katharine Kemp and David Vaile.

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It's time for a new discussion about the rules around privacy and politics in Australia, writes David Vaile, with the privacy interests of individuals front and centre.

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UNSW research shows that Australia is collecting more telecommunications metadata per capita than comparable nations, putting national security interests ahead of privacy concerns. 

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