The Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Privacy Amendment Act) was introduced to Parliament on 23 May 2012 and was passed with amendments on 29 November 2012.
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Although the solutions to many modern economic and societal challenges may be found in better understanding data, the dramatic increase in the amount and variety of data collection poses serious concerns about infringements on privacy. In our 2013 Symposium Issue, experts weigh in on these important questions at the intersection of big data and privacy.
Alec Couros had his online identity stolen.
One of the many romance scam accounts that I report almost daily. https://t.co/9fX924ucOk My pics, but course, I'm not Bill Edward.— Alec Couros (@courosa) October 21, 2014
@darthclaudiaa yea, i sent her a message. the problem is, sometimes those profiles are fake as well ... they friend fake profiles.— Alec Couros (@courosa) October 21, 2014
@darthclaudiaa this happens to many more people than you'd think - I just happen to know about it because people can find me online easy.— Alec Couros (@courosa) October 21, 2014
@darthclaudiaa but it does demonstrate the power of online in forming deep emotional relationships, even if purely fraudulent.— Alec Couros (@courosa) October 21, 2014