Australian Privacy Commissioner decides that most metadata is personal information

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In a groundbreaking decision, and following a worldwide trend, journalist Ben Grubb just won a legal battle with Telstra for access to his metadata. Malcolm Crompton has some background information.

Personal information is more than you think!

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A UK court recently ruled on what constitutes personal information in the landmark case Google v. Vidal-Hall. Malcolm Crompton says why this might be the most important Court judgment on privacy in years.

Information accountability at a scale that matches the scale of Big Data

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We need a different approach to how organisations are held to account for their management of information if we are to have effective privacy protection in the era of Big Data and the Internet of Things. Malcolm Crompton says we should have accountable systems that are as scalable as the growth of personal information about us.

Pulcinella revisited: rethinking privacy and security through “commedia dell’arte”

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What if everyone knew everything about everybody, but nobody talked about it (at least not in public)? Malcolm Crompton says the "commedia dell'arte" could have been onto something regarding privacy and security.

Life in the digital world – what do you think are the future challenges?

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What are the future challenges of living in a digital world? Malcolm Crompton wants to hear your thoughts and concerns for an upcoming forum on this topic.

Good privacy is good business

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Privacy should not be underestimated or taken for granted. Following the Privacy @ Play Summit last month, Malcolm Crompton explains why good privacy is good business.