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Private Word Issue 49, July 2003

New Privacy Commissioner takes office; Court upholds privacy right; Privacy impact should be proportionate; Baby test rules needed; Privacy Act was not to blame;
Proposed credit code released; Strong community support from privacy; Defiance predicted on ID plan.

Private Word Issue 48, April 2003

New telecommunications code - benefits to industry and users; Privacy questions with DNA; Spiders and crawlers pose new challenges; Technologies can enhance or intrude on privacy; HIV test failure; Changes to Privacy Act on the way; Think you're being watched?; PETs and PITs contrasted; IT health projects may breach code; More funding for dealing with complaints.

Private Word Issue 47, January 2003

Forum looking back and to the future; Tracking device controls welcomed; Access rights should be protected; Importance of access rights demonstrated; How doctors could avoid privacy complaints; How should MPs handle privacy issues?; Privacy Commissioner receives award; ACC undercover operation was not unfair.