Category «Privacy»

Access to data on you, information that affects you, the right to correct, the right to be forgotten.

COVIDSafe app tests revealed iPhone performance issues at launch that weren’t shared with the public

Documents released by the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) reveal the app’s ability to communicate between two locked iPhones was rated as “poor” as of April 26, which means at launch, its own tests suggested it logged encounters at a rate of 25 per cent or below. Source: COVIDSafe app tests revealed iPhone performance issues at …

Home Affairs considers expanding the list of agencies who can access metadata

The Department of Home Affairs has been working to broaden the list of agencies who can access metadata under the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979. An undated letter penned by Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton, received under the Freedom of Information Act by CommsDay, said the department was working with state and territory agencies …

The long, ugly history of how police have tracked protesters

many have overlooked how technology is fundamentally reshaping how demonstrations are monitored. Police have used everything from Predator drones to facial recognition to track protesters, relying on tools developed for overseas wars to police dissent here at home. Source: The long, ugly history of how police have tracked protesters