Why Ashley Madison matters

Natalee VenegasSeptember 30th, 2015

Last month, a targeted hack-attack on the Ashley Madison website resulted in the leak of 37 million members’ details.   A group called Team Impact had previously threatened Ashley Madison and its parent company to shut down their websites or expose themselves to breach of privacy lawsuits as the group would drip leak private information […]

The eyes of Texas are upon you: illegal downloaders beware

Hallie WarnockApril 22nd, 2015

In an age where few think twice before illegally downloading music, television shows and movies, a recent judgment might be the beginning to end of this cultural norm. In Dallas Buyers Club LLC v iiNet Limited [2015] FCA 317, the company who owns the rights to the blockbuster film Dallas Buyers Club, took action to […]

How private are your personal details in the world of strata?

Amanda FarmerSeptember 26th, 2014

What do you tell owners happens to the personal information they provide to you? Do you warn owners that their personal information may be made available to those inspecting the books and records of the scheme? Do you know what the Australian Privacy Principles are and whether they apply to your business and your schemes? Do you have a privacy policy and does it accurately set out the legal rights and obligations of your business, your owners and your schemes?