Information extracted from copyrighted material should not be seen as an infringement. Such analytical use is good for society.
Small charities aren't like small companies, and the way they operate may pose greater risks under GDPR than for others.
Everything you wanted to know but were scared to ask about... the General Data Protection Regulation (coming to a country near you).
Australian businesses will not be forced to comply with or fall foul of the new data regulation merely because they maintain websites accessible in the EU.
Canadians — and consumers around the world — have the power to hold industries accountable for misuse or unauthorized use of our data. It's time to use it.
Facebook is realizing it has broad obligations to society. Here's how it could start meeting them.
For years, watchdogs have warned of the potential problems of sharing data with online companies. The Facebook data crisis has made these concerns much more real. What should be done now?
US privacy laws focus on informing consumers what's happening with their data; other countries specifically restrict data collection and analysis.
It's time for a new discussion about the rules around privacy and politics in Australia – one in which the privacy interests of individuals are front and centre.
There is a clear public interest in investigating the activities of this billionaire political donor and privacy campaigner.
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.