From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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A class action lawsuit brought by a European privacy group is moving forward thanks to the decision today by a Viennese court.
Julian Assange (remember him from WikiLeaks?) wants out of the Ecuador embassy and no one cares. It looks like IBM's hardware sale to Lenovo is going through. Plus lots more worldwide government IT news.
Dropbox's Mailbox is also making waves as the mobile mail sorter moves to Mac.
Some commentators have questioned if anything has changed, diplomatically and legally, in WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange's case. Here's what could happen next.
The benefits are large and the privacy concerns are phony. Police should have cameras on them and the more cameras in public places, the better.
The tech giant is reportedly considering a service which allows children under 13 to own an account and use Google services.
A paper from the Parliamentary Library has suggested URLs might be required to be retained under any data retention regime because Telstra has handed over URL history to law enforcement agencies in the past.
The broad definition of a 'network' in new national security legislation could give Australia's top spy agency access to just about every computer on the internet, according to legal experts.
Your home router is vulnerable to attacks as soon as you take it out of the box. Here are six things you can do to secure your network.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in London for the past two years, has confirmed he will leave the sanctuary of the Ecuadorian Embassy "soon."
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is the latest in a string of high profile politicians to be targeted by suspected state-sponsored phone hackers, having her smartphone seized by local intelligence officials after a two-week international sojourn.
Australia faces a dangerous conflation of technology-driven surveillance and an almost total lack of technical comprehension from the political class.
The theft and loss of taxpayer-funded mobile phones and laptops in Western Australia has increased to more than AU$480,000 in the past year, despite a promised crack down on missing equipment, the opposition says.
The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security has said it will need additional resources to oversee new powers planned for Australian intelligence agencies to access computers and networks during investigations.