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South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa claims the country’s security agencies hacked his emails. GCIS

Leaked emails: Ramaphosa’s hypocrisy on spying by the South African state

It would be no surprise if Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s claims of the state spying on him turn out to be true. After all, state spy agencies have been abused before in ANC factional battles.
Today many donor-conceived children are adults and the impacts on their sense of identity have become clear, so Victoria is set to open the records of formerly anonymous donors. Reuters/Kacper Pempel

As Victoria opens sperm donor records, the key question is: do contact vetoes work?

In a world first, Victoria plans to retrospectively open the records of formerly anonymous sperm donors to all donor-conceived people. A system of contact vetoes aims to manage the privacy concerns.
Do security cameras work to protect school kids? Flickr/Plashing vole

CCTV and security guards in schools: protective or invasive?

The Abbott government has announced 54 schools will receive funding for security guards and CCTV cameras in an attempt to prevent possible terror attacks. But where is the line between protection and privacy invasion?

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