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This Would Seem To Be A Very Good Outcome For Those Who Think Senator Brandis Is Rather Prone To Overreaction!

February 16th, 2017 by davidmore
This appeared last week:Labor, Greens oppose move to criminalise data re-identificationGovernment move to criminalise data re-identification in troubleRohan Pearce (Computerworld) 07 February, 2017 20:42 Passage through parliament looks uncertain for a government bill that would criminalise the re-identification of public sector datasets released under open data policies.The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee tonight tabled its report on the governments Privacy Amendment (Re-identification Offence) Bill 2016. Although the committees majority recommends that the bill be passed, a dissenting report by its Labor and Greens members calls for parliament to reject the proposed legislation.Attorney-General George Brandis in September last year announced that the government would introduce legislation to criminalise re-identification. The motivation behind the sudden announcement became clear when a group of Melbourne University researchers revealed that data made...

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Thank you so much.
on 02-17-2017 01:18am by virginialuther12
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