Privacy Act revisions: Little bark, no bite

Australia’s revised privacy laws offer precious little protection given that they are essentially designed to fight yesterday’s battles.

The new privacy laws are here but they don’t exactly exude a sense of security, and despite the best intentions of the Privacy Commissioner, the new guidelines are essentially designed to fight yesterday’s battles.

When enacted in 1988, the original Privacy Act was a progressive law in an era when consumers were becoming concerned about the information held in corporate databases.


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