The Australian division of mobile giant Vodafone has admitted that one of its employees illegally accessed the phone records of a journalist to try to uncover her sources, following publication of a negative story.
However, Vodafone – which first investigated allegations of a privacy breach four years ago – has strongly denied that its actions were unlawful.
Fairfax journalist Natalie O’Brien, writing in the Sydney Morning Herald on Sunday, said that the hacking of her phone had been a “creepy, nauseating experience”.
- Not sell student information
- Not behaviorally target advertising
- Use data for authorized education purposes only
- Sources of the data
- The construction of metrics
- Data considerations and limitations”