17 March, 2014

AUSTRALIA MOVES ON COMMERCIAL UAV PRIVACY LEGISLATION

Australia has an opportunity to create a world leading privacy regime for the effective management of unmanned aircraft flown for commercial purposes according to the Australian Certified UAV Operators Association (ACUO), the main national body for the emerging industry. An ACUO submission last Friday to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs outlines a proposed four tier architecture for the development of effective privacy controls that protect individual human rights while still facilitating industry growth. The ACUO submission was well received by the ministers. The proposed approach would see Australia’s existing Privacy Act and other …

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