I thought given the wire-tapping excitement going on now, that I’d post some of the practices going on world-wide that maybe you are not aware
With the recent phone hacking scandals in the UK, politicians in Australia are asking ‘can it happen here?’ – and it is highlighting the lack
This is an excellent podcast on many aspects of privacy in the modern world. – Enjoy! From the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) Radio National. http://www.abc.net.au/rn/backgroundbriefing/stories/2010/2896235.htm
In the first case of its kind, an Australian court has ruled that an internet service provider cannot be responsible for illegal downloading. The decision
The (quiet) introduction of a National Police Reference System in Australia has raised concerns on the impact on privacy. The database (run by CRIMTRAC has millions of
Potential draftees (and employees) are being screened by Face Book ‘ghosts’ to gain access to personal information It is also used by recruitment agencies, insurance companies even law enforcement.