According to one recent study, the average Australian has no problem with the government increasing their surveillance powers over them. But, consider the findings with a heavy asterisk.
In Europe, citizens have the right to remove themselves from Google. In Australia, our lawmakers don’t respect our privacy all that much.
Cybersecurity experts are urging Austrians to take greater care online with instances of blackmail and privacy breaches on the rise.
After he was tagged incorrectly as a ‘criminal underworld figure’, one Melburnian decided to fight Google for his own digital identity.
Sadly, revenge porn is a reality in the modern age. However, how do we protect ourselves from it, and what laws exist to punish those who participate in it?
For many of us, the issue of digital privacy is a vexing one. We’re not entirely sure about how much we still have, so we’re unsure how hard we should fight to maintain it.
Yet more details of Donald Trump’s affair, Facebook’s murky morals and the next step for Cricket Australia highlights the week that was. Hoo-boy.
Facebook claims that their much-maligned default facial recognition can be switched off, however, the timing of the announcement is suspicious.
Facebook has patented technology to read your emotions to tailor content and user experience, and even turn us into emoji. But what lies underneath?