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.
Children in our schools are the latest at risk in a brave new age of surveillance and data control that is being catalyzed by hasty educational technology decisions under COVID-19.
It's important to strike a balance between protecting Americans' privacy and having accurate statistics for governments and businesses to make data-based decisions.
Beware the #WorkFromHome selfie.
In our increasingly datafied world, there is a clear need to develop and disseminate responsible approaches for handling data for and about children.
In an era of data breaches and data privacy concerns, governments should enshrine in law a requirement for companies and banks to send paper bills and statements in order to protect consumers.
Collecting census data online creates new risks to the accuracy and integrity of the information. Here's what to be aware of.
Data privacy regulations are being adopted to protect internet users. Today, humans need to read those rules to ensure compliance. New research suggests machines could interpret them in real time.
Political parties protect themselves rather than voters in refusing to be bound by privacy laws.
Those who are leaving the platform represent a small, but by no means insignificant, counter current to the norm.
The ACCC's inquiry was launched to address concerns about the market power of major digital platforms, such as Google and Facebook, and their impact on Australia's businesses and media.
Can we make the web more inclusive or will our online reality always be a lawless wasteland of trolls and lies?
Most of us are probably having our data tracked in some form. And while there are regulatory safeguards in place to protect user privacy, it's hard to say whether these are enough.
Know the difference between an EMR, EHR and PHR? Our digital data expert sets the record straight.