Australia: Privacy Report, Interview with Barbara McDonald

18 09 2014

gazetteThe ALRC report on Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era surprised no one by recommending an actionable tort of privacy … In this interview with Australian online media law publication, the Gazette of Law and Journalism (“GLJ”), the commissioner for the inquiry, Professor Barbara McDonald, reveals the forces at play and the thinking behind the report’s key features

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Treading a fine line: Balancing privacy and public interest in law reform – Barbara McDonald

6 04 2014

gazetteThe Australian Law Reform Commission has just released its Discussion Paper on privacy in the digital era … In this article, Commissioner in charge of the inquiry, Professor Barbara McDonald, outlines the thinking behind the proposal for a new statutory tort of privacy. Read the rest of this entry »