Website exploiting images and personal information of female students

Date: 16 August 2016
Tags: statement

Statement by the Australian Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim

An invasion of privacy such as this is any parent’s nightmare, and the young women involved deserve every support we can offer.

My office has a practical guide for parents and teens, to help build strong privacy protections and avoid online privacy risks. I encourage parents concerned by this story to visit our website at www.oaic.gov.au for more information.

Any person who believes their privacy may have been breached can contact my office for confidential assistance on 1300 363 992.

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