Monthly Archives: July 2016

US Court Ruling Prohibits US Government Seizure of E-mails Stored Outside the United States

A federal appeals court handed a major win to Microsoft when it ruled that US authorities cannot compel US tech companies to disclose e-mail content that they store on servers located outside the United States. The case arises from Microsoft’s … Continue reading

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Big data, bigger opportunities? Victorian Commissioner appointed to head UN ‘big data’ privacy review

Victoria’s current Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection has been appointed by the United Nations to head a global study into big data, under the auspices of the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy. Big data poses significant … Continue reading

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