The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner developed a toolkit organizations can use to show their support for Privacy Awareness Week, which will take place May 4 to 10. The toolkit includes downloads for social media and email signatures, as well as internal communications employers can share about PAW. This year's theme is "Reboot your privacy."
New parliamentary amendments offered for India's draft data protection bill
Members of India's Parliament on the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology proposed 40 amendments to the draft Digital Data Protection Bill. The proposed changes relate to concerns over perceived centralization of power, insufficient independence for the proposed Data Protection...
AI chatbots 'built by all of us'
The Atlantic reports that while artificial intelligence chatbots are built using data available online, there is "an uncomfortable disparity between who does the work that enables these AI models to function and who gets to control and profit from them." Chatbots are created "by ingesting books and ...
NGO seeks more Ukrainian privacy awareness amid Russian invasion
When the Russian military invaded neighboring Ukraine 24 Feb. 2022, western defense analysts were in near-consensus that Ukraine would collapse in a matter of weeks, if not days. Though questions remain about how the conflict will ultimately conclude, a year into the invasion, the need to secure Ukr...
Me, myself and generative AI
As embarrassing as this is to admit to my fellow privacy peers, my Instagram account was recently hacked. In a moment when I wasn’t thinking logically, I clicked on a link a "friend" had sent me (unbeknownst to me, the friend's account had also been hacked). Ten minutes later, I was kicked out of my...
Flo’s Khan: Building a better future for female health is a 'privilege'
When her parents' careers as doctors took her family to Saudi Arabia when she was 5 years old, Sue Khan would join her mom during her work as a general practitioner — watching as patients, especially women from neighboring Yemen, would seek treatment without understanding their bodies. "It was not ...
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