If only three percent of Australians are opting out of My Health Record, it would seem that privacy advocates have made little difference. Despite all the noise, so far the opt-out rate appears to be the same as in the UK and Austria.
Privacy advocates have, broadly speaking, failed to get their messages into the mainstream media, or their messages have failed to resonate with “ordinary Australians”, or if Australians have understood those messages they’ve failed to be persuasive. Or, obviously, a little from each column.
Read more on ZDNet.