From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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As part of a the Victorian Review of Counter-Terrorism Legislation, Victoria Police will receive extended powers to remotely access people's computers for terrorist-related investigations.
Having been sold the image of Cupertino as the privacy good guy, and a music collection as a personalised reflection of one's tastes, Apple has overplayed its hand by pushing an album onto its users.
The Australian government announced that it has embarked on the hunt for a children's e-safety commissioner as it prepares new legislation aimed at enhancing online safety for children and cracking down on online bullying.
The fines threatened against Yahoo for failing to "join" the NSA's PRISM program would have thrown the company into financial turmoil. The company's lawyers speak out.
Apple has said it will protect personal information collected through Health apps and the Apple Watch, but regulators in the US want to know how it will monitor and enforce privacy policies.
Attorney-General Brandis needs to forget categorising personal data by how it is collected, and focus on whether its use to solve crime justifies invading our privacy.
The new Apple software and new hardware for it have many features that could present problems for enterprises if IT doesn't prepare.
Even if we accepted the ridiculous premise that privacy is at odds with progress, no it's not too late, for a couple of reasons.
Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald have accused New Zealand's prime minister of deception over new internet laws. John Key responded by declassifying documents that he says prove he never implemented plans for mass surveillance.
The fugitive NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says any statement that mass surveillance isn't performed in New Zealand is 'categorically false', as New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has released Cabinet documents to disprove Snowden's claims.
The NSW Police and Singapore's PCS Security Pte Ltd have been named as buyers of FinFischer malware, along with the intelligence arms of the Hungarian, Italian, and Bosnian governments.
Documents released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have revealed that a global internet mapping program dubbed Treasure Map has been spying on German telcos' networks, despite US government assurances that the program was not for surveillance purposes, according to a report by Der Spiegel.
The big online and tech companies suffer from an interesting conflict: the government is both customer and the one carrying the biggest stick in the privacy battle. Unless there's a major policy change, you're going to see more stories like these.
Facebook is enforcing its "real names" policy, insidiously outing a disproportionate number of gay, trans and adult performers -- placing them at risk for attacks, stalking, privacy violations and more.