Recent Events

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner and Auckland Arts Festival present:

Orwell’s 1984: A book, a film, a play… and now a reality?

Wednesday 14 March 2018: 12.30-1.30 pm

This free event coincides with the Auckland Arts Festival and Auckland Theatre Company season of a theatrical adaptation of George Orwell’s cautionary classic 1984, which comes to New Zealand after a smash-hit run across the world.

Seventy years since the book hit the shelves, is there more to say about this dystopian touchstone of privacy, surveillance and identity?

We invite you to find out.

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The Privacy Foundation New Zealand is pleased to present:

Blockchain’s Promise for Privacy

Tuesday 27 February 2018: 12.30-1.30pm

Associate Professor Alex Sims
Department of Commercial Law, University of Auckland.

Some believe that blockchain technology signals the end of privacy. However, blockchain can be used to protect privacy. Indeed, blockchain promises to provide people with more control over their personal information than they currently have.

Please join us and learn about blockchain from one of New Zealand’s foremost experts on the topic.

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