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  1. 24 May 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    The danger of surveillance tech post COVID-19

    Facial recognition technology is one tool in the fight against COVID-19; but University of Melbourne experts ask if surveillance tech going to stick around?

  2. 12 May 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    The privacy paradox: why we let ourselves be monitored

    Devices like digital assistants are convenient but why do we trade off our privacy? University of Melbourne experts give some simple steps on staying private.

  3. 11 May 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Efficacy, ideology and COVIDSafe

    Questions remain over measuring the effectiveness of Australia’s COVIDSafe app, says a University of Melbourne expert, along with the mission creep.

  4. 26 April 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Are our new virtual workplaces equitable?

    COVID-19 has changed the way many of us work, but University of Melbourne experts say our new virtual workplaces raise questions over equity.

  5. 24 April 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Do we really need a tracking app and can we trust it?

    Privacy must be central to any COVID-19 app, but there are other ways to track infections and an app may not work anyway, say University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 5 April 2020 - Legal Affairs

    The cost to freedom in the war against COVID-19

    Mass digital surveillance is being used around the world to control COVID-19. University of Melbourne experts warn of the risks to citizens' privacy and freedom

  7. 15 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Would you trust AI with your mental health?

    A University of Melbourne expert says Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing a role in mental health care, but we have to balance ethical and privacy concerns.

  8. 19 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Why that Instagram post may cost you more than you think

    We need greater transparency around how our social media data will be used by banks, and how to challenge their decisions say University of Melbourne experts.

  9. 15 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Two data points enough to spot you in open transport records

    University of Melbourne researchers have re-identified themselves and others in supposedly anonymous Myki datasets - highlighting a risk to privacy and safety.

  10. 6 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Health data saves lives: We need to be using it better

    Concerns about privacy are valid, but a University of Melbourne expert says making data safely available for research saves lives, and Australia must do better