Caleb Baptista

19
Feb

“Data Portability” is coming to Australia

Gordon Hughes AM & Andrew Sutherland Davies Collison Cave, 15 February 2019 The “Consumer Data Right” (CDR) is currently under consideration by the Australian Parliament. CDR will expand upon the current provisions of Australian Privacy Principle 12 in the Privacy Act which allows for individuals to access “personal information” about themselves. If passed by the Australian parliament, CDR will give businesses as well as individuals the

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19
Feb

Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Final Report

  Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Final Report, House of Commons: Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, February 2019 Disinformation and ‘Fake News’: Final Report

11
Feb

Law Commission calls for submissions on DNA collection rules

The Law Commission is undertaking a review of the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Act 1995, which regulates the Police’s powers to collect and use DNA in investigating crime. The Commission’s review aims to determine whether the Act is fit for purpose and identify areas for improvement. Since the collection and use of DNA raises significant privacy issues, the Law Commission

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30
Jan

Finns take first steps towards European Health Record

Kate McDonald Pulse+IT, 25 January 2019 www.pulseitmagazine.com.au/blog/4760-finns-take-first-steps-towards-european-health-record The movement toward digitising personal health records within the European Union has seen Finland and Estonia becoming the first two countries in the EU to allow digital prescriptions. These ePrescriptions will allow Finnish patients, who have been prescribed medicine electronically in Finland, to obtain their prescriptions from pharmacies in Estonia. It is expected that EU’s eHealth Digital Service

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28
Jan

Data Protection Day 2019

The full text of the Privacy Foundation’s statement to mark Data Protection Day 2019 can be viewed below: Data Protection Day 2019

23
Jan

Woody Hartzog: Control is not the privacy solution it’s made out to be

Woody Hartzog “International Association of Privacy Professionals” YouTube Channel, 18 January 2019

20
Dec

International Privacy Forum Panel Includes Speakers from Privacy Foundation

Source: “PrivacyNZ” YouTube Channel, 17 December 2018 www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Yxq0IHBCdg

20
Dec

Report on use of External Security Consultants Raises Privacy Concerns

The full text of the Privacy Foundation New Zealand’s media statement in regard to the Doug Martin/Simon Mount QC report “Inquiry into the Use of External Security Consultants by Government Agencies (“the Inquiry”) can be viewed below: Media Release on Government Use of Private investigators 19 December, 2018

19
Dec

Australia’s encryption law threatens NZ cloud data

Richard MacManus Newsroom, 18 December 2018 www.newsroom.co.nz/2018/12/17/363412/australias-new-encryption-law-threatens-nz-cloud-data Following the introduction of the controversial “Access and Assistance” bill in Australia, which requires any organisation operating in the country to give the Australian government access to their IT system if requested, there have been concerns raised about the privacy and security of the vast amount of data from New Zealand being stored in Australia.

14
Dec

NZ courts banned naming Grace Millane’s accused killer. Google just emailed it out

Toby Manhire The Spinoff, 13 December 2018 NZ courts banned naming Grace Millane’s accused killer. Google just emailed it out