Rohan Pearce reports:
Passage of a government bill that would criminalise the re-identification of public sector datasets released under open data policies looks uncertain.
The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee tonight tabled its report on the government’s Privacy Amendment (Re-identification Offence) Bill 2016. Although the committee’s majority recommends that the bill be passed, a dissenting report by its Labor and Greens members calls for parliament to reject the proposed legislation.
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