Grant Bradley New Zealand Herald, 25 October 2018 www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12148399 Concerns have been raised in regard to the unauthorised access to the personal data of some Cathy Pacific passengers following an international data hack. New Zealand passengers could be among those whose personal information was compromised. In response to this event Cathy Pacific has set up both a help line number and website to assist worried
Credit Reporting Privacy Code Amendment No. 13 & No. 14, Privacy Foundation New Zealand, August 2018 Credit reporting Amendment No. 13 & 14 – August 2018
Public submissions on the Privacy Bill may be found on the Justice Committee of Parliament’s home page, the link to which is below: www.parliament.nz/en/pb/bills-and-laws/bills-proposed-laws/document/BILL_77618/tab/submissionsandadvice
Justice Committee Of Parliament – Privacy Bill, Privacy Foundation New Zealand, May 2018 Justice Committee Of Parliament – Privacy Bill – May 2018
Shane Cowlishaw Newsroom, 31 May 2018 www.newsroom.co.nz/@news/2018/05/30/112284/curran-google-facebook-experimenting-on-us# Clare Curran, the Minister responsible for Digital Media, has expressed her concern over how companies, like Google and Facebook, are using the data they collect on their users and how this usage may be in breach of the user’s human rights. Clare Curran also stated how these concerns are shared by the digital rights working group,
The New Zealand Herald, 22 May, 2018 www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12055834
Source: Stuff.co.nz, 28 March 2018 www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/102569574/NZ-privacy-commissioner-has-pulled-up-Facebook-for-breach-of-privacy-laws
New Zealand Herald, 28 March 2018 www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12021698 The Privacy Commissioner has concluded that Facebook breached the New Zealand Privacy Act following an incident in which Facebook denied a complainant access to personal information held on multiple other Facebook users.
Source: Newshub, 27 March 2018 www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2018/03/human-rights-tribunal-rules-in-favour-of-kim-dotcom.html
David Vaile The Conversation, 22 March 2018 www.theconversation.com/australia-should-strengthen-its-privacy-laws-and-remove-exemptions-for-politicians-93717 Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal in the United States, there are calls to remove the exemption that Australian political parties receive from complying with privacy laws. Additionally, Australia’s privacy laws need to be updated to bring them on a par with privacy laws in other countries, such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.