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Amendment To Change Privacy Landscape

PRIVACY LAW—AUSTRALIA

December 12, 2013

Following the Australian government’s passage of the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012, the privacy landscape will change significantly. As of March, a new set of Australian Privacy Principles will come into force, the information commissioner will see enhanced powers and credit reporting laws will change, reports Australian Security Magazine. A recent Gartner survey indicated businesses are aware and are rating privacy as a higher priority than they historically have.
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