The Federal Court last week determined not to resolve the great privacy question leftover like a bad hangover from 2013: When is information ‘about’ Ben, and when is it ‘about’ a device or a network? While at first glance you … Continue reading

The Attorney-General's Department is considering expanding access to the mandatory data retention scheme to include civil cases. This could mean that retained data is made available for a range of civil matters including: copyright infringement family law cases employment-related cases … Continue reading

On January 18, 2012, the Internet went dark. Hundreds of websites went black in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA). The bills would have created a “blacklist” of censored websites based on … Continue reading

Big data is big news these days. But most organisations just end up hoarding vast reams of data, leaving them with a massive repository of unstructured – or “dark” – data that is of little use to anyone. Given the … Continue reading

New Year's resolutions are notoriously difficult to maintain. Whether you're planning to eat better, quit smoking, exercise more or call your mother more frequently, it's easy enough at the start, but very few people maintain their resolutions past the 1st … Continue reading