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2021

Universities reinstalling spyware for examsInformation Age 

Australians ‘complacent’ to rapid growth in digital surveillanceInnovation Australia 

Australian governments agree to share dataInformation Age

Spotlight forum: how to protect your privacy in an increasingly tech-driven world, ABC Radio

Apple to scan iPhones for child abuse materialInformation Age

Digital Rights Watch and EFA push for right to repair to quash tech giant monopoly powerZDNet Australia 

Victoria’s QR code app update will let users view check-in historyABC News 

Who’s been looking at your check-in data? We asked the states and territories to ’fess upCrikey 

Australian Law Could Force Facebook, Google to Strip ContentBloomberg 

 

Australia to fine tech giants, jail users over abusive and threatening postsNew York Post 

Government agencies could access personal data without consent under new billThe Guardian 

Govt mulls ID points to use for social mediaInnovation Australia 

Data Privacy Calamity Looming with QR Code COVID Check-InsABC News 

“You Can’t Ever Get Privacy Back”: ACT Delays Biometric Licence UploadThe Canberra Times 

The Federal Government Wants Its Agencies to Be Able to Share Your Personal Information. Should You Be Worried?, ABC News

2021

 

Calls to Scrap Online Exam MonitoringTriple J Hack 

Victoria Police Admits Officers Trialled Clearview AI Facial Recognition ToolThe Guardian 

Australian Schools Have Been Trialling Facial Recognition Technology, Despite Serious Concerns About Children’s DataGizmodo Australia 

 

Rogue Australian police trial Clearview AIInformation Age 

Subscribers to multiple streaming services more likely to also be online pirates: surveyBloomberg