Computerworld reports Australia's Office of the National Data Commissioner has released a consultation paper geared toward the creation of a national data-sharing law in 2020. The new legislation, which was first discussed in May 2018, would simplify the sharing of data collected by public sector agencies. Accompanying the legislation will be a new data breach scheme that will be a "different kind of notification scheme for the vast range of data falling outside the Privacy Act 1988 notifications scheme," according to the consultation. Meanwhile, ZDNet reports the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission wants data privacy legislation reform for customer loyalty programs.
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