Australia to notify users of data breaches

Businesses must alert citizens about violation of their privacy


The Australian Parliament will introduce a new set of rules on 29 May that will require businesses and government agencies to notify citizens when their data has been stolen or their privacy has been violated.

The document that will be updated is the Privacy Act 1988, which was changed in 2012 and will introduce new laws in order to protect users' privacy.

“With businesses and government agencies holding more information about Australians than ever before, it is essential ...


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