David Vaile

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16 Jul 2018

Unless you take action to remove yourself from the My Health Record (MHR) system, the federal government will make a digital copy of your medical record, store it centrally, and, as the default, provide numerous people with access to it.


20 Mar 2012

Australians face a complex, confusing and often inconsistent environment when it comes to regulating how businesses and consumers should conduct themselves online. This report examines 16 codes of conduct that are relevant to Australian consumers when they engage in online activity (13 active codes and...


14 Sep 2010

Privacy issues in the communications sector are increasingly prevalent as new technology and new applications enter the market, such as social networking and the use of location based information.

These new technology privacy issues add to the existing privacy issues in the sector, such...


22 Sep 2006

The exposure draft for the Copyright Amendment (Technological Protection Measures) Bill 2006 was released with the aim of replacing Australia's existing technological protection measure scheme. This paper examines areas where the Bill can be improved. It criticises the broad definitions of 'technological protection measure' and...

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