High profile voices such as Steve Wozniak are decrying Australia’s new data retention laws for ethical reasons. However, not much has been said about the negative impact of the laws on Australian business – and it is significant, according to a digital software specialist.
Less than two months ago, the Australian Federal Parliament introduced mandatory data retention legislation, a law that most Australians do not want. They were able to do this because Australia no longer has a parliament that represents the will or interests of its people.
Global consultancy firm Deloitte has released its first-ever Privacy Index, and it has done so Down Under - a place normally kept private!