From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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A hacker may have been responsible for leaking explicit photos of celebrities due to a weak link in their Apple iCloud accounts. Here's what you can do to keep your embarrassing selfies (and company secrets) out of the public eye.
As the Australian government looks to force telcos to retain customer data for law-enforcement investigations, the number of requests for customer data that Telstra is receiving from Australian law-enforcement agencies has risen in the last six months.
The Australian Capital Territory's new information privacy laws, which came into effect today, open the door for the appointment of an information privacy commissioner for the territory.
White House revamps tech management, Hillary's not a cloud expert, and more bank hacks [Government IT Week]
It's time once again to go around the world and see what's happening in government IT. Here's a Labor Day shoutout to all our American readers.
A US judge has lifted a stay on a ruling, forcing Microsoft to hand over data it stores overseas. But the software giant said it will not comply, pending an appeal.
Data retention will be a useful tool in a proposal from the content industry to get ISPs to match IP addresses connected to alleged infringers with customer accounts.
"I'm not an expert on software-defined storage or the intricacies of cloud computing," Clinton quipped.
The smart watch is only the beginning. We explore amazing technologies that range all the way from self-powering heart pumps to RFID-equipped NFL players to smart nail polish that can defend against date rape.
The Australian government has been discussing a detailed data-retention wish list with internet service providers for more than four years — with citizens kept in the dark.
The Australian Federal Police inadvertently let sensitive metadata from an active criminal investigation be published online, after providing documents that had not been redacted to Greens Senator Scott Ludlam.
The ease of technical bypasses to avoid being captured by a mandatory data-retention regime is not a concern to ASIO director-general David Irvine.
Attorney-General George Brandis has said that there is no definition of 'metadata', but a 'statutory specification' of metadata will be included in mandatory data-retention legislation to be introduced in this sitting period of parliament.
New documents reveal the existence of the US spy agency's ICReach, a search engine similar to Google which links to citizen communications data.
Confessional app attempts to strengthen controls as it gets countrywide ban