David Stuart

Journo wins Telstra fight to view his personal data

THE Privacy Commissioner has ruled that metadata is personal, finding that Telstra must hand over information it holds about a journalist, two years after he exercised his legal right to see his personal metadata.

Fairfax journalist Ben Grubb requested access to personal metadata Telstra held about him two years ago.

At the time there was a debate about how police and spy agencies had gathered this information.

"This is a landmark decision. There's never been a ruling like this before," Grubb said after Monday's ruling.

Telstra said it would appeal the decision.


Nanango fire being treated as suspicious

Nanango fire being treated as suspicious

A GRASS fire has broken out in East Nanango.

15 reasons you have to come to BaconFest

15 reasons you have to come to BaconFest

There are countless reasons you should come.

Wind warnings trigger large-scale fire ban

Wind warnings trigger large-scale fire ban

Fire permits from Bundaberg to the Sunshine Coast are suspended

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