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She was charged with one misdemeanor count of invasion of privacy.
'Our apology is unreserved. We are incredibly disappointed.'
Security has been beefed up.
I don't like being forced to choose, because I believe Australians deserve to have both good quality statistical data for government decision-making, and their privacy respected. But on Tuesday night, I will choose privacy.
Names and addresses will be retained, which has raised some privacy concerns.
It's not okay to silence a group of people such as those in the disabled and special needs community or to speak for them and take away their voices. But likewise, it's not okay to silence the carers of those with special needs, who have their own challenges to share.
Surely this violation of patient trust and serious invasion of privacy would have been enough to have her deregistered. But the offence was not deemed serious enough to cancel her nursing registration. The nurse had not committed a criminal offence.
They claim to be collating data not only from public sector agencies including Opal Card data, but from energy and water utilities, telcos, banks and car-share companies. The privacy implications are enormous. This is serious, Big Brother stuff.
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