Dec 042012
 
 December 4, 2012  Posted by  Breaches, Laws, Non-U.S.

Michael Owen reports:

Channel Nine in Adelaide has been found guilty of breaching the privacy provisions of the Commercial Television Industry Code of Practice by identifying a family involved in a home birth.

The Australian Communications and Media Authority yesterday said this was the first television broadcast to breach the privacy provisions of the code since the new guidelines were introduced a year ago.

The news story concerned a deregistered midwife continuing to practice but the ACMA said it broadcast sensitive personal information about a newborn baby.

Read more on The Australian

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