A report by Fairfax Media shows that Nicole Hunt, the director of privacy at the Australian Digital Health Agency, resigned last month over privacy concerns, ZDNet reports. Hunt, who oversaw the My Health Record system as director, declined to comment, but sources confirmed she left "out of frustration that privacy and security concerns her team had raised with senior management were often ignored." The ADHA refused to confirm Hunt’s departure. As My Health Record continues to be a focal point of privacy concerns, Health Minister Greg Hunt confirmed the opt-out window, which was due to close Nov. 15, has been extended to Jan. 31.
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