Privacy

Article
19 January 2017

In possibly Australia’s most important privacy case to date, the Federal Court has dealt a severe blow to Australia’s information privacy laws by narrowing the definition of “personal information...

Article
27 December 2016

You might think it’s cute to snap a photo of your toddler running around in a playground or having a temper tantrum, and then posting it on social media. But did you ever think it might be a...

Report
7 December 2016

UNESCO examines the importance of encryption as a means of protecting human rights in the fields of media and communications and makes policy recommendations. 

 

Report
6 December 2016

This report, by researchers from the University of Groningenhe in the Netherlands, examines the multi-layered challenges associated with balancing the fundamental rights of privacy and freedom of...

Guide
9 September 2016

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has released its first series of updates to the privacy guidelines for broadcasters since the guidelines were comprehensively reviewed in 2011....

Evaluation
8 September 2016

This resource for young people transitioning from care in Australia highlights the need for child safety, and the best interests of the young person, taking priority over the need for privacy.

Blog post
27 July 2016

Explores the question of privacy and fairness in big data systems. 

Report
13 July 2016

This study assesses how EU standards on privacy and data protection are safeguarded from liberalisation by existing free trade agreements and those that are currently under negotiation.

Report
13 July 2016

This privacy assessment of the Coles 'Flybuys' loyalty program assesses whether the program manages personal information in an open and transparent way and notifies individuals of the collection...

Report
13 July 2016

This privacy assessment of the Woolworths 'Rewards' loyalty program assesses whether the program manages personal information in an open and transparent way and notifies individuals of the...