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The Communications Alliance has joined the Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising (ADMA) in criticising the federal government’s proposed mandatory data breach notification law, saying that the legislation will come at a cost to industry and that there was not enough consultation.
The chief of ADMA has lambasted government plans to impose compulsory data breach notifications as a threat to the prosperity of hundreds of thousands of Australian businesses.
There has been a mixed reaction from the ICT industry to amendments to the Privacy Act with some organisations welcoming the changes while others say more work needs to done on privacy issues.