Blocking AI to keep your personal data your own
A new machine learning model from University of Melbourne researchers puts “noise” into personal images to stop AI programmes from exploiting and misusing them.
Privacy and health: The lessons of COVID-19
Australia's COVIDSafe app had wide support but too many were wary. A University of Melbourne-led team have now delved into Australians' attitudes to privacy
Are you technostressed?
More people working from home during COVID-19 has led to an increase in technostress and organisations needs to address it, warn University of Melbourne experts
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.