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Telemarketer fined $285k for ignoring ‘Do Not Call’ list
Telecommunications September 27, 2018 4:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A telemarketer that generates leads for other businesses has been hit with a $285,600 fine for failing to check the Do Not Call Register before […]

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Optus can access employee docs in fraud case
Telecommunications August 31, 2018 4:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

Telecommunications giant Optus has won court approval to access employee documents in order to pinpoint the location of a suspected fraudster who obtained over 3,400 […]

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NSW gets second chance in Opal card privacy case
Privacy & Cybersecurity August 24, 2018 8:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

Transport for NSW can appeal a decision by the state’s Civil and Administrative Tribunal that found collection of passengers’ travel history data through the Opal […]

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OAIC says data breach notification scheme is working
Privacy & Cybersecurity August 1, 2018 11:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In the first full quarter following the implementation of its mandatory data breach reporting rules, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner received an average […]

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SEC probing Facebook disclosures over Cambridge Analytica data harvesting
Privacy & Cybersecurity July 13, 2018 1:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The US securities regulator is reportedly looking into Facebook’s disclosures to investors about the harvesting of user data by political research firm Cambridge Analytica, as […]

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PageUp says consumer data likely accessed in system breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity June 12, 2018 10:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Facing the threat of a class action, HR software company PageUp said Tuesday that customer information was likely compromised during a recent system breach. PageUp […]

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PageUp may face class action over data breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity June 8, 2018 11:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

HR software company PageUp may be the first company to face a data breach class action in Australia following a new mandatory data breach notification […]

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IMF Bentham mulls privacy class action against Facebook
Privacy & Cybersecurity July 10, 2018 9:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

IMF Bentham is considering funding a privacy class action against Facebook for allowing political research firm Cambridge Analytica to harvest information from the Facebook accounts […]

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ACCC looking at Oracle info on Google data use
Privacy & Cybersecurity May 14, 2018 4:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC is considering a report by US-based Oracle into Google’s tracking of Australian Android phone users as part of the regulator’s broader inquiry into […]

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Privacy Commissioner opens probe into Facebook
Privacy & Cybersecurity April 5, 2018 10:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Privacy Commissioner on Thursday opened an investigation of Facebook on the heels of confirmation by the social media giant that the data of over […]

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