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An Australian watchdog has recommended wholesale reform of the country’s privacy laws – which it says are unfit to police current data practices.
31 July 2019
The Law Council of Australia has said that a controversial law that enables government agencies to compel companies to access and decipher encrypted communication clashes with major US and EU data laws.
22 July 2019
Over-the-top applications like WhatsApp have replaced telecoms services as the world's preferred method of electronic communication. As more and more of these services offer end-to-end encryption, governments are having to rethink how they get hold of information that was once easily accessible.
09 April 2019
DLA Piper has promoted 11 technology lawyers to partner in its latest round of promotions.
03 April 2019
Australia’s competition watchdog has released draft rules governing data portability in the banking sector.
02 April 2019
Microsoft’s chief legal officer has criticised Australia’s recently passed interception law, saying that decryption provisions contained within it will make companies like Microsoft less willing to store data in the country.
28 March 2019
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has released a government-ordered report detailing concerns over Google’s and Facebook’s data-collection practices and calling for “more regulatory oversight”.
11 December 2018
A report on legal safeguards against bulk surveillance regimes has urged more judicial oversight in protecting civil rights.
13 November 2018
Telecommunications manufacturer Hytera must send Chinese documents into Australian litigation, despite its arguments that doing so could breach China’s data localisation laws.
06 November 2018
An Australian lawyer has noted that the incoming Australian consumer data right has a different philosophy to data subject rights under more typical privacy rules.
10 October 2018
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