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Supreme Court’s Alsford decision affirms role of the Privacy Act Jane Foster
11 May 2018

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R v Alsford is an important privacy decision. The Supreme Court has clarified the law in relation to voluntary requests for personal information by law enforcement agencies, and affirms the obligations and responsibilities of both the law enforcement requester and the responding agency.

Supreme Court says digital files are property Charles Mabbett
23 October 2015

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A Supreme Court decision released this week is significant in its finding that a digital file can be considered to be property.