Americans want an internet bill of rights to protect their online data

The US is cracking down on data collection and privacy laws – but what do Americans think about their internet rights? Read More

Coronavirus: This tiny country is posting the names and locations of quarantined citizens

Balkan authorities resort to publishing personal data online to stem the coronavirus outbreak. Read More

Tesla fatal Model 3 crash: Autopilot’s ‘operational design’ condemned

NTSB lays most of the blame on the truck driver but Tesla and its Autopilot software also contributed to the accident. Read More

US Justice Department files its first action against fraudulent coronavirus websites

The website falsely claimed it had access to COVID-19 vaccine kits. Read More

Coronavirus: They want to use your location data to fight pandemic. That’s a big privacy issue

Why Deutsche Telekom’s data donation to fight the spread of COVID-19 sets a potentially troubling precedent. Read More

Amid growing employee activism, Google agrees to set up a worker council in Europe

The search giant has agreed to set up a council in Europe – but it is not clear how much power it will really have. Read More

Brave accuses Google of using ‘hopelessly vague’ privacy policies that breach GDPR

The Chromium-based browser has also asked for Google to provide a list of the purposes for which Google processes personal data, as well as the relevant legal bases for each purpose. Read More

Web creator Berners-Lee: Here’s why the web is failing women and girls

Tim Berners-Lee urges governments, business, and citizens to do more for women online to stop threats and violence. Read More

ACMA wants to see consistent telco consumer safeguards introduced

The ACMA believes it will help align with obligations under the Privacy Act. Read More

Federal Court rules Telstra does not need council permission to build payphones

In doing so, the telco receives the court’s seal of approval to install 1,800 more payphone cabinets across Australia. Read More