Ari Sharp and Asher Moses report:
A Senate inquiry into the adequacy of privacy laws will soon begin, sparked by recent online privacy controversies and the government’s plans to snoop on web users’ internet communications.
The inquiry, pushed through by the Greens, will examine privacy protections and data collection on social networking sites and the data collection activities of private companies and government agencies. A report will be delivered by October 20.
Read more in The Age.