A new report from the ACCC reveals many Australians are unaware of how much of their personal data is being sold or shared by companies.

As the data economy grows, consumers’ information is being stored, and transferred to businesses and governments. The report highlights different uses of the data, some considered as possibly unethical, where certain vulnerable groups can be targeted as a customer base.

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Produced By: Toni Pankaluic

Featured In Story: Katharine Kemp – Associate Professor, University of New South Wales (Faculty of Law and Justice)

First aired on The Wire, Monday 27 May 2024