Digital Rights Watch has welcomed the news that the Government will extend the opt-out period of the My Health Record system through to January 31, 2019.
Privacy experts welcome Health Minister’s backdown on My Health Record, following widespread privacy concerns
Digital Rights Watch have welcomed reports that Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt will scrap the My Health Record system and introduce legislation that ensures patient privacy.
The positives and perils of My Health Record
Last week, Singapore’s ministry of health admitted information from 1.5 million citizens had been copied in “a deliberate, targeted, and well-planned cyber attack” by hackers who were specifically going after …
How to opt-out of the federal medical database
From today, you can choose whether or not you will be included in the largest mandatory medical database in Australian history. We’re encouraging you to consider opting out.
Amidst privacy concerns, Australians urged to opt-out of national health record
Civil rights group Digital Rights Watch have urged Australian citizens to be aware of deeply concerning privacy issues in the Government’s planned digital health record system, as the opt-out period begins today.