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Opinion: Agencies Must Do More

DATA PROTECTION—NEW ZEALAND

April 4, 2013

In a column for Scoop, Clare Curran calls for New Zealand’s government agencies to “develop strong leadership and a culture of respect for privacy, as well as day-to-day policies and practices to provide trustworthy stewardship of our personal information at every level of the organisation.” Citing Privacy Commissioner Marie Shroff’s comments last week about the public’s trust being eroded by government agency privacy breaches, Curran says that requiring agencies to disclose data breaches would put New Zealand in line with other nations’ privacy practices.
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