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Thinking| 18 Jul 2018
In May 2018, the Federal Government announced that it will introduce amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to create a consumer data right (CDR) for application in banking, energy and telecommunications industry sectors, emphasising the consumer choice and competitive benefits.
Thinking| 30 Jan 2017
On 19 January 2017, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia handed down its much anticipated decision in relation to whether certain types of network data stored by Telstra Corporation Limited (Telstra) was ‘personal information’ for the purposes of the ...
Thinking| 17 Oct 2016
In Part 1 and Part 2 of these updates, we have explored a number of Privacy Act related issues that were identified by the Acting Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner of Canada (Privacy Commissioners) during their investigation of the Ashley Madison ...
Thinking| 28 Sep 2016
In Part 1 of this series we explored the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) breaches that were identified by the Acting Australian Information Commissioner (Commissioner) and Privacy Commissioner of Canada during their joint investigation of Ashley Madison.
Thinking| 20 Sep 2016
The online adult dating website Ashley Madison, operated by Avid Life Media Inc (ALM), made headlines last year after it was hacked by a hacker or hacker group called ‘The Impact Team’.