The proposals from the Attorney-General’s Department could help bolster Australia’s privacy laws — but there are some deficiencies.
We should think carefully before bringing smart speakers into our homes, says David Vaile, Stream Lead for Data Protection and Surveillance, Allens Hub for Technology, Law & Innovation at UNSW Law.
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.
Digital imaging has become an essential part of medical practice but we still don't have the right legislation to ensure legal and ethical protections, write Adrian Dyer, Jair Garcia and Ted Rohr.
The Privacy Commissioner's expanded powers to enforce the Act, including penalties for serious breaches, will be of limited value unless their use is transparent and visible, writes Graham Greenleaf.