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In this section you will find all of our media releases.

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Latest media releases

Privacy Commissioner releases Vodafone findings

The Australian Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, has released his findings following an investigation into media reports claiming billing and call records for up to four million Vodafone customers were available on a publically accessible website.

Australian Privacy Commissioner to investigate Vodafone allegations

The Australian Privacy Commissioner, Mr Timothy Pilgrim, will investigate allegations that Vodafone has made the personal information of its customers available via an internet site.

Privacy Commissioners commit to continue international collaboration

The importance of privacy to the public on both sides of the Pacific Ocean has been demonstrated in a meeting of privacy and data protection commissioners from three continents in the Asia Pacific region.

OAIC finalises investigation into Telstra mailing list error

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) today released the findings of its investigation into a mailing list error by Telstra Corporation Limited (Telstra) which resulted in approximately 60,300 Telstra customers’ personal information being sent to other customers.

Announcement: Bundled consents and the Privacy Act

"Bundled consents are not good privacy or business practices and are totally contrary to the spirit of the Privacy Act", said Malcolm Crompton, Federal Privacy Commissioner.

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