New data from the Office of the Information Commissioner (OAIC) has revealed that a total of 242 data breaches were reported in the second quarter of 2018 (April to June 2018), under the Notifiable Data … Continued
Part three: Reactions to the Act and concluding thoughts Introduction Welcome to this third and final part of our series of TechKnowChat blog posts on the CLOUD Act. Parts 1 and 2 can be … Continued
Following a recent High Court Decision, a plaintiff will be able to proceed in litigation against Google LLC (Google) for claims that Google defamed him by its publication of certain search engine results. The … Continued
Part two: Key features of the Act Introduction Welcome to part two of our three part series of TechKnowChat blog posts on the US Cloud Act. In our first post we introduced and provided some … Continued
Welcome to the first of our three part TechKnowChat blog series looking at the changes introduced by the new Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act and its impacts in the fields of privacy, … Continued
Background On 3 April 2018, new laws and policy principles were introduced to regulate the operation of digital currency exchanges (DCEs) in Australia. DCEs are businesses which exchange digital currency for fiat currency (e.g. Dollars, … Continued
In 2018, the Australian and global privacy and data landscape is shifting significantly, with the introduction of both: mandatory data breach notification (MDBN) under the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Cth); and the new European Union … Continued
The Australian Government’s Information and Privacy Commissioner (Commissioner) has issued a statement that it is making inquiries of Facebook in relation to the reported data mining of 50 million Facebook profiles around the world. The … Continued
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