Displaying items by tag: Dr Vanessa Teague

The ABC is continuing to ignore requests from the Australian Privacy Foundation to clarify details about access to its iview service which now requires a compulsory login, the APF says.

Published in Technology Regulation

The ABC has been asked to clarify whether iview users are being informed about the extent to which their data is being shared with commercial entities or whether they are in the dark about it altogether.

Published in Technology Regulation

The Australian Privacy Foundation has called for changes in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act of 1983 to prevent the ABC from sharing (re-)identifiable personal information with other entities or platforms.

Published in Technology Regulation

The ABC's claim to being the most trusted news site in Australia has come under serious doubt following the release of a video that shows how the data of users, logged in or not, is being leaked to a number of commercial outlets.

Published in Technology Regulation
Friday, 18 February 2022 08:39

ABC to require logins for iview use from 15 March

The ABC will make logins compulsory from 15 March for those who wish to use its iview service, the taxpayer-funded broadcaster has announced.

Published in Strategy

The Australian Government has washed its hands of any decision the ABC might make about compulsory logins for its iview service, saying the taxpayer-funded broadcaster has content and operational independence to do what it likes.

Published in Strategy

The ABC will introduce compulsory logins for its iview service in a staged manner this year, despite the fact that there have been privacy warnings about the sharing of user data with companies like Google.

Published in Strategy

Any data collected by the ABC through the use of the Google Analytics 360 Suite for its iview service is stored in the US, according to the lone document released to a security researcher who sought details about how such data is used.

Published in Open Sauce

An internal review by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation of its decision to reject a Freedom of Information request from a security researcher, who sought information on its sharing of data through iview, has upheld the original decision.

Published in Strategy

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has rejected a Freedom of Information request from a security researcher that sought information on its sharing of data through iview, a service that allows users to see programs that have already been broadcast or, in some cases, which are yet to go to air.

Published in Strategy

The ABC is unwilling to say whether it provides Google and Facebook access to the data of iview users, a considerable number of whom have created accounts to access the service prior to 1 July based on ABC warnings that logins would be compulsory in the new financial year.

Published in Open Sauce

More than two million Australians have created digital identities through the government my.Gov portal in order to access digital services, a statement from two ministers says.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Digital Transformation Agency's digital ID program has been described as insecure and unfit for purpose by security researchers who last year found vulnerabilities in the government's COVIDSafe app.

Published in Security
Monday, 23 March 2015 14:06

Expert talks on flaws in iVote system

The issues and potential pitfalls of online voting will be canvassed by a leading US online voting expert at a lecture tonight ahead of this week’s New South Wales state election.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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