E-health opt-out records a ‘huge invasion of privacy’

Corinne Reichert reports:

The Australian Privacy Foundation has accused the Senate of being “dangerously naive” in thinking that opt-out e-health records could be secured against breaches of privacy.

Bernard Robertson-Dunn, a member of the Privacy Foundation who has also constructed IT systems for several government departments, said it is “patently absurd” for the Senate inquiry committee to think that Australian laws will do anything to deter criminals and cyber attacks from overseas.

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