From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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Sir Robert Rogers has given evidence that communications metadata is treated the same as content when questions of Parliamentary privilege arise.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott continues to come under fire for refusing to address claims that phone belonging to the Indonesian president and other officials were spied on.
Despite considering that parliamentarians should assume they are being compromised by the US' spy program, parliamentary services stood by and said nothing because they hadn't yet seen an attack.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says that he would never say or do anything that might damage the strong relationship with Indonesia, despite reports emerging of Australian spying on the communications of leading members of the Indonesian government in 2009.
Indonesian president, his wife, vice president, and other senior members of the Indonesian government were the target of phone surveillance, documents show.
Google's steady push to become an intermediary for all of our communications comes at a cost – but do we care anymore about paying it? Judging by the results of the latest ZDNet Great Debate, the answer is... ribbit.
Factoring in the astounding growth of Internet communications worldwide, America's security establishment isn't quite as draconian as many in the press sometimes claim.
After almost a year delay, Malaysia finally gazettes its Personal Data Protection Act 2010 on Thursday and makes it effective Friday. Businesses have three months to comply and violation can result in fine and/or imprisonment.
Although there is no legislation set up to allow widespread data retention, the Australian Federal Police is setting up systems that will allow it to analyse traffic, and capture and retain metadata.
ZDNetGovWeek: Amazon may save USPS, Healthcare.gov can't catch a break, and what if weapons inspectors came to your company?
It's been an interesting week. Amazon may well save America's flagging postal service, and a wacky, long-shot cyberweapons defense proposal could have weapons inspectors knocking on everyone's door. Plus a little NSA and news from govs around the world.
A report commissioned by the ACMA has found that almost half of all Australians lack the confidence to provide accurate information online.
A man reportedly linked to Anonymous and a string of recent cyberattacks has been charged. 5 other suspects are in custody over the hacking of the official sites of Singapore's prime minister and president.
We laughed at the tin foil nutters, called them crazy, but now that it's been found that the US is spying on everyone, of course they're nowhere in sight now that we need them.
Surveillance practices should be reviewed with an eye towards human rights, UN draft resolution says.
Healthcare.gov can't catch a break.