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  • Melbourne Water pushes mobile out into the field

    As an organisation that is responsible for one of the world’s most precious resources, water, Victorian government-owned Melbourne Water cannot afford to let its data collection process slip.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett17 July 13 13:29
  • Big Data Brings Big Privacy Concerns

    Wary of privacy implications of massive data collection systems, the Senate Commerce Committee plans to continue a probe of the industry, coinciding with a separate inquiry underway at the Federal Trade Commission.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin24 Jan. 13 15:35
  • Google hit with class-action lawsuit over Wi-Fi snooping

    Google's secret Wi-Fi sniffing has prompted a class-action lawsuit that could force the company to pay up to $10,000 for each time it snatched data from unprotected hotspots, court documents show.

    Written by Gregg Keizer21 May 10 06:36
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  • Opting out of targeted ads too hard, privacy advocates say

    The online advertising industry and U.S. policy makers need to give online users more control over the collection of personal data and surfing habits beyond the traditional opt-out approach, some privacy advocates said Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross04 June 09 04:49

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