This survey of 1,000 consumers conducted from March – April 2020 confirms that Australians expect more from industry and government when it comes to protecting them from risks posed by the collection, sharing and use of their personal information.
This report explores how data and technology are shaping the future of vulnerability, particularly through new and evolving forms of inequality, intrusion and insecurity.
The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing the opportunities and challenges of sharing health and care data to the front of public debate. This report sets out two interlinked challenges to building a data-driven health and care system.
Across the Middle East and North Africa, data protection legislation is still in its infancy, and it remains a low priority in countries where data protection laws are either very weak or non-existent. In this report, the authors explore data protection legislation in Jordan, Lebanon...
This framework document seeks to inform decision-makers on how best to re-use data to solve public problems, such as tackling COVID-19. This framework seeks to inform if, when and how the re-use of personal data can be aligned with people’s expectations and societal values.
The research shows that Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) is increasing in usage in Aotearoa and comparable countries. It is used across sectors including government departments, policing, banking, travel, security, and customer tracking. In this report, the authors argue that if regulation gaps aren't plugged soon...
This rapid research brief analyses whether COVID-19 had an impact on public sentiment in relation to privacy and the widespread use of data and technology by government in responding to the public health crisis, be it through tracing, compliance or enforcement.
This project explores consumer experiences of informed consent regarding privacy on smartphone devices, and to help develop practical resources for privacy professionals who deal with the problem of informed consent on mobile devices.
This paper serves as an introduction to technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TFGBV) and many of the concepts that will serve as the basis for a new research project. Relying on the research done to date on TFGBV, this paper reviews some of the more common forms...
The response to COVID-19 created a major new market for video conferencing technologies (VCT), but this led to concerns over privacy and cybersecurity. This white paper evaluates the cyber risks of the use of VCT.