From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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Redmond giant will undertake a large encryption effort across its cloud services portfolio and data centre links, while stepping up its legal objections to governments accessing customer data.
An interim report into the release of the email metadata and content of communications by New Zealand MP Peter Dunne, Parliamentary staff and a journalist finds failings in a new IT system servicing both the Executive and Parliament.
Government says it plans to ask the U.S. how it can decrypt data sent over messaging services such as WhatsApp and Viber, and complain about the lack of cooperation from U.S. service providers in aiding its cybercrime investigations.
Attorney-General George Brandis has backed Prime Minister Tony Abbott's description of metadata as "essentially billing data" as a perfectly accurate shorthand description for a debatable term.
The Icelandic branch of Vodafone is in damage control after being breached and having its customer data leaked.
ZDNetGovWeek: Yahoo decides to be unhelpful, so does the US, but HP is all about helping Healthcare.gov
Yahoo has decided that it's easier to call something a feature than a vulnerability (oh, joy), the US doesn't like the idea of privacy rights, despite a UN resolution (who's surprised?), Verizon didn't save ACA, so it's HP's turn at bat, and we run down all the tech turkeys we could think of (and speak politely about). So, did the tryptophan wear off yet? Welcome to the silly(er) season!
New Zealand’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner has published data breach numbers and categories in its annual report for the first time.
Google's recent move to unite all the privacy policies of its various services into a single offering has been slapped down by the Netherlands' privacy regulator.
Julian Assange isn't about to walk out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London, despite fresh claims by US officials that he's unlikely to face charges for publishing top secret documents.
A cryptic comment in a police report is raising questions about whether the United States' National Security Agency spied on internet tycoon and New Zealand resident Kim Dotcom.
But could the push back against the NSA's comprehensive surveillance with new privacy-enhancing technology be jeopardised by community reluctance for large-scale collaboration?
Greens accuse Police of not pursuing a vigorous investigation into the illegal bugging of Kim Dotcom's communications after it is revealed several staff from security bureau GCSB were not interviewed.
Keep your enemies close and your friends closer: The NSA has been telling its partners it won't spy on them, but then does it anyway.
Businesses may want to think twice before plugging that USB device into the boardroom smart TV as a UK blogger has found that his TV has been sending back the names of files on his devices.
The Australian Federal Police has admitted to accessing the call records of up to 5 members of the Australian parliament.