John Edwards

John Edwards is the NZ Privacy Commissioner.

Feb 21, 2019

Transgender self-identification: why it’s a human right

In the debate around the right to self-identify, the dignity of the individual should be a cornerstone, writes NZ Privacy Commissioner John Edwards

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Mar 28, 2018

NZ Privacy Commissioner: Why I deleted Facebook

 John Edwards, the NZ privacy commissioner, explains why he has determined Facebook to be non-compliant with the New Zealand Privacy Act – and why he deleted the app.

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Aug 16, 2016

The good and not so good of the new GCSB bill - and a word on that 'cheerleader clown' thing

Privacy commissioner John Edwards assesses the newly drafted Intelligence and Security legislation, and responds to Kim Dotcom's suggestion he's a government lackey and 'clown' Until last night I was unfamiliar with …

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