What scholars know, are learning and are predicting about the privacy of electronic data, online activity, smartphone use and electronic records.
Should police be able to use cellphone records to track suspects – and law-abiding citizens?
Consumers can't read, understand or use information in companies' privacy policies. So they end up less informed and less protected than they'd like to be. New research shows a better way.
The companies that make our digital devices think – and act – like they still own them, even after we've bought them. Are we becoming digital serfs?
'Creepshots' are provoking questions concerning rights to privacy in public, and ethical concerns regarding technology and bodily autonomy.
To properly address the social harm of online privacy invasions, such as in the "CanadaCreep case," Canada must devote federal attention to strengthening its minimal and unclear privacy laws.
A surprise intrusion by a drone on a Darwin woman skinny-dipping in her secluded backyard pool highlights the many weaknesses of current privacy and stalking laws.
New standards and regulations are beginning to govern how companies protect customers' data. Companies ignore this vital issue at their peril, both financially and legally.
On Q&A, panellist Faustina Agolley questioned whether there were laws protecting against revenge porn in Australia. As it turns out, it all depends on where you live.
The Federal Court has narrowed the definition of what can be deemed "personal information" in any data stored about you.
The Snooper's Charter has cleared parliament, but there might still be a way to stop the government collecting all our internet histories.
Huma Abedin's emails belong to her; the search warrant should be served upon her. Once that happens, she can challenge the warrant's legality.
The FBI has a history of abusing search warrants to illegally read Americans' emails. Did the agency just do it again, in the highest of all high-profile situations?
The use of surveillance cameras raises difficult issues for the law in balancing privacy with exposure that is in the public interest – and perhaps it's time that balance was reviewed.
Celebrities should not be able to get the British legal system to do their dirty work for them.
Privacy advocate broadsided any deserving criticism, including his employers.
Facebook Moments adds a new level of complexity to the issue of user consent.
Public anxiety and legal protections currently pose a major challenge to anyone wanting to introduce eye-scanning security technologies.
Snowden's surveillance revelations threaten to shatter a 15-year-old US-EU agreement on data protection, with consequences for major internet firms.
Social media companies and the law are both beginning to seriously combat revenge porn.