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Status updates: court nixes VPPA claim; lawyer suspended over blog posts; Facebook ‘unfriending’ cited in bullying decision
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • September 30 2015

The Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), which requires video service providers to destroy personally identifiable information after a specified time

Privately speaking - issue 3, September 2015
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, European Union, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 30 2015

The risks for organisations from a privacy breach can be very high. This applies both when the organisation is the victim as in industrial

Objections to business method patents: mere presentations of information
  • Fisher Adams Kelly
  • Australia
  • September 29 2015

In November last year the Australian Full Federal Court handed down its decision in Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents concerning the

Australian Department of Immigration data breach another court decision
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • September 21 2015

Data security breaches can cause much more than financial harm to affected individuals. In February 2014 the Australian Department of Immigration

Patient privacy: when should medical practitioners disclose a patient’s confidential information?
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • September 9 2015

In Ez and Ey, the Privacy Commissioner held that a medical practitioner breached the National Privacy Principles (NPP) by disclosing a patient's

Responding to requests to access to CCTV footage
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • September 4 2015

The use of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) is becoming widespread. This includes use by government departments, agencies and councils. We have

A new cyber-tort for Australia?
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • September 3 2015

A common law tort for invasion of privacy has not yet been developed in Australia. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

The first cyber risk insurance case: Travellers v FRS
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

With the growing number of data breaches impacting both small and large businesses, demand for cyber risk insurance will continue to grow in the

The use of listening devices evidence or 'off the record’?
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • August 19 2015

With the advancement of technology, we now accept that what would otherwise be a private conversation may in fact be recorded. On a day to day basis

Google, Oracle, copyright and APIs
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • August 11 2015

Following a Federal Circuit Court decision in 2014, the United States Supreme Court has refused to hear Google's appeal against Oracle regarding