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Privacy and legislative protection

June 2000 - Privacy and legislative protectionSocial and commercial intercourse on the net don't involve physical contact, but they come with their own risks - computer viruses and a potential loss of personal privacy, to name two. New amendments to commonwealth legislation have been introduced with the aim to combat some of these concerns. However, there is much debate about whether this legislation goes far enough or whether it will be effective.

Is privacy possible in a digital age?
by Jeffrey Rosen - 30/06/2000
Private sector privacy: not a ‘light touch’ but a ‘feather touch’
by Robert McClelland - 15/06/2000
The Federal Privacy Bill and access to medical records
by Louise Beard - 15/06/2000
Is On Line Privacy a Luddite Dream or a Necessity for Economic Growth?
by Nigel Waters - 15/06/2000
The Privacy Bill needs an independent arbiter and more
by Charles Britton - 15/06/2000
Privacy and the Internet
by Daryl Williams - 15/06/2000

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