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Digital Citizenship: Online privacy

In Google We Trust - 4 Corners program on ABC

Protecting privacy in the digital era

Protecting privacy in the digital era.

The Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus QC has asked the Australian Law Reform Commission to conduct an inquiry into the protection of privacy in the digital era.

The inquiry will address both prevention and remedies for serious invasions of privacy. Read more here.

Privacy Law Reform

Privacy Law Reform

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.

Read more here.

How US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

Privacy and big data

Privacy and big data

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.

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Our dystopian future?

What if stealing an identity was as easy as getting a cup of coffee?

Why care about internet privacy?

20 things I learned about browsers and the web

Anonymity, privacy and security online (Pew Internet)

Anonymity, privacy and security online

Most internet users would like to be anonymous online at least occasionally, but many think it is not possible to be completely anonymous online. New findings in a national survey show: 

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How to create a strong password

See who's tracking you?

Ghostery sees the invisible web - tags, web bugs, pixels and beacons. Ghostery tracks the trackers and gives you a roll-call of the ad networks, behavioral data providers, web publishers, and other companies interested in your activity.

Collusion - discover who's tracking you online.

Just delete me

Just delete me is a directory of direct links to delete your account from web services.

What's a dumb password?

Identity theft

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