From sharing snaps to gender reveals and shopfronts, Instagram has changed a lot about how we see the world — and how it sees us.
The Oculus Quest 2 headset is the latest step in the construction of a 'mirrorworld' built on high-tech surveillance and targeted advertising.
The new bill would open the gates for your data to freely exchange hands between any 'accredited' agency. The proposal is more arrogant than it is effective.
There are calls for better web design standards to ensure greater personal data and privacy protection.
It's not clear how individuals are being targeted. And while they're mostly high-profile people, that doesn't mean there's no lesson for the average person to take away.
A digital ID will only work if people are allowed to keep control of their data.
The state government has enlisted a US software company to deploy a data management system that will speed up contact tracing. But security could be a hitch.
Banning the Chinese-owned social media platforms raises free speech concerns and could worsen the US-China trade war.
The letter is part of a campaign running across Google's platforms, designed to gaslight Australian users. Don't fall for it.
In the past decade, the Australian government has commissioned data analytics projects worth more than A$200 million. We have little information about what they involved.
If a new deal between Microsoft and ByteDance goes through, the Chinese company may withdraw ownership of its TikTok operations in not only the US – but also Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
An EU decision on international data movements shows Australia's rules for safeguarding personal information may need a rethink.
The US is also 'looking at' banning the Chinese social media app.
Official government guidelines say businesses should not collect customer details in a book or notepad where other customers can see them. But many establishments haven't heeded the advice.
We don't know what NHSX or its private partners Palantir and Faculty are doing with medical data.
The watchdog has voiced concerns over the proposed US$2.1 billion merger, from which both users and Australian health services could lose out.
The UK government has quietly relaxed a confidentiality law that protects patient health data. Here's why that matters.
While some online services such as banking do warrant using your true information, many sites shouldn't require the same level of disclosure. Here's how to protect yourself in such cases.
One bespoke contact tracing device is a bluetooth 'pen' device, which can be handed in if diagnosed without relying on smartphones.