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New Zealand’s privacy commissioner is seeking additional powers to monitor companies that collect and sell personal data, the Otago Daily Times reports. Assistant Privacy Commissioner Blair Stewart has said the current version of the Privacy Act clears the way for enforcement only after a complaint is filed, but many citizens do not know of the existence of data brokers. The privacy commissioner has supported a Law Commission recommendation to update the law, giving the commissioner powers to serve compliance notices on organizations. Stewart said, “People don’t tend to complain about certain practices, if the sort of practices go on in the background and they can’t see what’s happening.”
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