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Issue No. 03 - May/June (2008 vol. 6)
ISSN: 1540-7993
pp: 57-59
Gordon Hughes , Blake Dawson Waldron
Tim Brookes , Blake Dawson Waldron
Sophie Dawson , Blake Dawson Waldron
ABSTRACT
Like many nations, Australia is currently weighing numerous options regarding privacy legislation. The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) has released a 2,000-page review of Australian privacy law, in which it proposes several changes that would significantly shift the balance between freedom of speech and privacy in Australia because they would extend to the media and private individuals as well as governments and businesses—especially important because Australia has no express right of free speech.
INDEX TERMS
privacy interests, privacy law, Australia, international law, free speech
CITATION
Gordon Hughes, Tim Brookes, Sophie Dawson, "Considering New Privacy Laws in Australia", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 6, no. , pp. 57-59, May/June 2008, doi:10.1109/MSP.2008.60
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