Facebook tried to use Australia as a warning to the rest of the world about what happens when you try to regulate them. Instead, they have shown that they are no longer the friendly social network and will go to great lengths to get their way.
After a huge campaign to encourage every smartphone user in Australia to install and use the ‘COVIDSafe’ app, the effectiveness of the app has been negligible. But the impact of the app is much more significant, writes David Paris.
When it comes to trusting those in power, we comfort ourselves with the belief that checks will balance back to our favour. But what if they’re written out of the legislation?
The Australian Consumer Data Right fails to recognise consumer rights and essential services as human rights.
Dutton’s gone but the Department of Home Affairs is going full steam ahead with its draft bill on encryption, putting Australians’ data privacy at risk.
In Australia, victims of sexual assault in family law proceedings are left with no privilege over their counselling records.
GDPR is a new set of rules that aims to protect data privacy of European citizens – but how will it affect the data rights of Australians?
On the last day of sitting in 2017 the government introduced sweeping changes to Australia’s secrecy laws that have huge implications for our democracy.
The meaning of freedom is being distorted by privileged ideologues. Fatima Measham writes on why it is time to reclaim freedom.
NSW is going it alone in creating a new legal action for serious invasions of privacy.
Poetry by Claire Wilson exploring concepts of home and freedom, and the multifaceted experiences of migrants and refugees.