Australian news, and some related international items

The Cambridge Analytica scandal: are we now ready to choose privacy?

There are intermediate steps we can take right now, as long as we remember that that’s all they are. Bringing political parties under the remit of Australia’s mediocre privacy laws would be a start. Joining and supporting dedicated organisations like Digital Rights Watch and Electronic Frontiers Australia helps extend their reach and yours.

The question is whether we’re ready to exercise our data sovereignty, or whether we’re content to play passive victims while surveillance capitalism extends ever finer threads into every corner of our lives. For better or worse, a window is open in which to have that conversation

Large Man Looking At Co-Worker With A Magnifying Glass — Image by ©

Don’t waste the Cambridge Analytica scandal: it’s a chance to take control of our data @Scottludlam,  23 Mar 2018 



March 23, 2018 - Posted by | civil liberties

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