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  • Telstra breached privacy of over 15k customers: Privacy Commissioner

    An investigation by the Australian Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, and the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has concluded that Telstra breached three National Privacy Principles (NPPs) after 15,775 phone numbers, names and home addresses contained in spreadsheets were found online via a Google search in May 2013.

    Written by Hamish Barwick11 March 14 10:59
  • Privacy Amendment Bill passed, gives commissioner far-reaching powers

    The Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012 was passed in Parliament today, giving privacy commissioner Timothy Pilgrim more powers, including the right to seek civil penalties in the case of serious breaches of privacy.

    Written by Hamish Barwick29 Nov. 12 15:23