Tag Archives: Privacy

OAIC released draft guide to big data and the Australian Privacy Principles

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has released the draft paper, Guide to big data and the Australian Privacy Principles (PDF 450kb) for comment. The consultation period for comments closes on Monday, 26 July

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UK parliamentary committee examines opportunities and risks of big data

The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee  in the United Kingdom has released a report following its inquiry on the topic of big data. The report, The big data dilemma, (PDF 830kb) raised a number of issues including,  privacy, … Continue reading

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UK report examines potential distributed ledger technology for service delivery

The Office for Science in the United Kingdom has published the report, Distributed ledger technology : beyond block chain (PDF 1.4MB). The report, written by the UK Government Chief Scientific Advisor, Mark Walport, “sets out the findings of a review … Continue reading

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Speech by Acting Australian Information Commissioner on privacy

The Acting Information Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, recently gave a speech entitled, Privacy directions at the International Association of Privacy Professionals Australia & New Zealand (iappANZ) Summit. In the speech he, “took the opportunity to highlight international privacy developments that will … Continue reading

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Former Australian privacy commissioner discusses digital identity

In the article, Digital ID doesn’t have to be a card, and can reduce privacy risk, former Australian Privacy Commissioner, Malcolm Compton, discusses the issue of identity verification and  risk minimisation.

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Estonian government CIO discusses privacy and online service delivery

The Mandarin article, Australia has a ‘false understanding of privacy,’ says Europe’s top rated CIO, discusses privacy and the delivery of online government services.

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OAIC releases Privacy Framework

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released the document, Privacy management framework : enabling compliance and encouraging good practice (PDF 340kb). The framework identifies the four steps required for good privacy governance.

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UK political party proposes Digital Bill of Rights

A recent article in The Conversation, What use would a Digital Bill of Rights be? discusses  a proposal by the Liberal Democrats party to introduce a Digital Bill of Rights in Britain.

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Australian Privacy Principle (APP) Guidelines updated

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has updated the Australian Privacy Principle (APP) Guidelines. The news item, APP guidelines update provides further information about the changes.

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Australian Privacy Commissioner delivers presentation on privacy governance

The Australian Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, recently gave a speech on the topic of privacy governance. Entitled, Privacy governance, the speech emphasises the need to constantly review organisational processes and policies to ensure that privacy obligations are met.

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