4th Aug 2022
Last year ‘Facebook shut down its face recognition system and deleted faceprints of more than one billion people after protests about privacy and misuse’ but ‘a commercial company that takes people’s personal data without permission from the internet and links it through such facial recognition technology for profit is in breach of privacy under Australian law,’ writes Anneka Frayne.
14th Apr 2022
The Workplace Surveillance Act 2005 (NSW) rules out undue intrusions and covert surveillance, but surveillance technologies are evolving faster than privacy laws – and booming. As many of us continue to work from home in the wake of the pandemic, Anneka Frayne ponders the issues.
10th Mar 2022
Online abuse, including so-called ‘revenge porn’, is mostly conducted against women – and it’s on the rise. Anneka Frayne discusses the new penalties for perpetrators, as well as bullies, trolls and social media giants who publish defamatory material.
24th May 2018
Seeking restitution for defamation in a world of social media.