The laws about cookies are fairly clear in EU and UK, but many big companies are breaking them anyway.
How the UK Court of Appeal reached its decision.
A proposed online privacy code would give consumers more control over how tech companies collect and use their data
A UK court recently ruled that a man’s smart doorbell invaded his neighbour’s privacy, and he now faces being required to pay damages. But this kind of situation is avoidable.
With proof of vaccination likely to become mandatory for travel – and possibly other activities – a careful balancing of individual and collective rights will be essential.
Parties who design the technologies and platforms on which mobile apps are built and marketed must be brought within the legal accountability framework to close the privacy loop.
A media law expert explains why the Sun was right to report on Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s personal life.
Police body cameras have the potential to make private details about people’s lives, including some of the most stressful experiences of their lives, public and easily accessible online
A privacy expert says citizens will need to exercise their right to public protest if they want to preserve their privacy.
Australia has hesitated in the past to adopt a strong privacy framework. A new government review provides an opportunity to improve data protection rules to an internationally competitive standard.
A health law expert explains what the regulation does and doesn’t protect.
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.
An EU decision on international data movements shows Australia’s rules for safeguarding personal information may need a rethink.
In a country marred by systematic discrimination and continued social marginalisation, particular consideration needs to be given to the measures being used to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Some measures taken in China to contain the COVID-19 outbreak have raised concerns about patient privacy. As other countries bring in containment measures, will patient privacy be compromised?
Political parties protect themselves rather than voters in refusing to be bound by privacy laws.
A US judge has allowed police access to the major DNA database without users’ consent (including Australian users). It’s a timely reminder that we urgently need genetic privacy legislation.
Was The Sun’s story about England’s Ashes hero an invasion of privacy?
There’s no way an independent assessor will be able to actually monitor how Facebook might violate or abuse users’ privacy in key ways.
Biometric data is forever. Any employer seeking to collect it has big obligations to meet. And employees have the right to object.