Article 2F4NN Laws allowing release of veterans' private data to be scrutinised following Centrelink case

Laws allowing release of veterans' private data to be scrutinised following Centrelink case

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Christopher Knaus
from Technology | The Guardian on (#2F4NN)

Bill would allow Department of Veterans’ Affairs to disclose personal information to counter ‘misinformation’

Proposed laws allowing the government to release veterans’ personal information to publicly correct “misinformation” will undergo an independent privacy assessment.

The government’s bill, which passed the lower house with bipartisan support last week, would allow the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to disclose personal information in limited circumstances, including to counter “misinformation in the community” or “mistakes of fact”.

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