Karin Clark


Privacy in a world of the internet of things: a legal and regulatory perspective

This paper reveals findings from the research project around understanding and rethinking what ‘privacy’ means to individuals and IoT designers/developers in the realm of increasing digital connectivity.

ACMA cracks down on spam

The past two months has seen a crackdown by the Australian Communications and Media Authority on unsolicited electronic messages. Special counsel Karin Clark and lawyer Suzanne Komattu-Mathews report on the outcome of three recent decisions under the Spam Act 2003.

Guidelines for the ethical use of digital data in human research

Digital data presents researchers and ethics committees with familiar and novel ethical issues. Accepted strategies for managing issues such as privacy and confidentiality, and informed consent, need rethinking. The qualities of digital data, including its mobility and replicability, present new kinds of ethical issues which...