At the touch of an app, Emma tracks her diabetes. She enters food, exercise, weight and blood sugar levels, then sets up medication reminders. Suzanne uses the latest wearable device to track her running route and distances walked. As she … Continue reading

Yesterday the Attorney-General's Department announced that they are seeking input in relation to expanding the scope of the mandatory data retention scheme to include civil cases. This could mean that retained data is made available for a range of civil … Continue reading

The Australian Federal Court ruled last week that TPG, Optus, Telstra and other internet service providers (ISPs) must take “reasonable steps” to stop customers accessing file-sharing websites The Pirate Bay, IsoHunt, TorrentHound and Torrentz. In total, Australian ISPs must block access … Continue reading

As the new year approaches, it's again time to set out our Wish List and priorities for the year ahead. This list repeats many of the same topics as last year as there has been little movement on many of … Continue reading

‘Privacy is dead!’ This seems to be what we are continually told these days. Whether it is completely dead is questionable of course. It has certain taken some strong body blows over the last few decades; some of these unexpected … Continue reading