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  1. 10 August 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Patients and the data breach notification maze

    Privacy laws (including the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme) are confusing, particularly when it comes to health records, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 9 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Who should own research data?

    Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the rise of personal sensors, a University of Melbourne expert asks whether data should belong to participants

  3. 8 April 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Data security in the spotlight

    The Notifiable Data Breaches scheme will help keep our data safer, say University of Melbourne legal experts, but it could go further, like schemes overseas do.

  4. 28 March 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Data privacy and power

    Amid the fallout over harvested Facebook data, University of Melbourne experts argue that we need more control over our data and less of it being collected.

  5. 26 November 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Who owns your DNA?

    DNA can provide unique information, but who actually owns it? According to University of Melbourne legal experts the answer is far from simple.

  6. 19 November 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Facebook, the Government and revenge porn

    Facebook and the Government are piloting a scheme to tackle revenge porn, but University of Melbourne experts ask whether the cost to our privacy is too much.

  7. 2 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    What kind of rear window into encryption do the Five Eyes want?

    As the government plans to force tech firms to decrypt messages to help "thwart" terrorism, University of Melbourne experts say it could make us more vulnerable

  8. 15 May 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Keeping up with the droneses: How criminal laws deal with new technology

    New technologies like drones pose a challenge for criminal law; a University of Melbourne expert explains the Law must keep pace with society's shifting values.

  9. 14 March 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Is digital connectivity threatening your privacy?

    Changes to online behaviour and the law are needed to ensure we reap the benefits of technological innovation without threatening our privacy.

  10. 28 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Crime and privacy in open data

    Testing the strength of methods used for protecting privacy in open data is critical, and criminalising it will only endanger privacy.