[LINK] privacy protection for phone number database

Glen Turner glen.turner at aarnet.edu.au
Fri Oct 20 14:40:35 AEST 2006

Stephen Loosley wrote:

> However the communications minister could authorise the
 > use of the data for research in the public interest,
 > for example health and medical research.

The lack of access to the IPND has been a bugbear for
public health researchers for some years, since the
listing of people in the phone book is skewed towards
affluent and male.

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