Australia’s 22-year-old Privacy Act gets internet-era update

Businesses will risk stiff fines for invading Australians’ privacy, as the 22-year-old Privacy Act steps into the internet era.Special Minister of State Joe Ludwig, who is in charge of the legislative overhaul, said yesterday that he supported the introduction of “serious sanctions” for privacy breaches.
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/the-22-year-old-privacy-act-gets-internet-era-update/story-e6frg6n6-1225890474644
http://www.perthnow.com.au/business/australias-22-year-old-privacy-act-gets-internet-era-update/story-e6frg2rc-1225890715788

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