Dr Jake Goldenfein
Jake Goldenfein completed his PhD at the University of Melbourne and joined Swinburne Law School as a lecturer in 2016. His research addresses the intersection of law and technology, focusing on: surveillance, privacy and identity; distributed ledgers and blockchain platforms; intellectual property; automation and legal theory; and law in augmented reality and other cyber-physical systems. He is an admitted lawyer in Australia, and previously practiced as a solicitor in in the areas of privacy and administrative law. Jake is a board member of the Australian Privacy Foundation and the experimental arts organization Liquid Architecture.
Dr Goldenfein’s recent publications have explored: blockchain applications in smart cities and intellectual property, the potential for automation of privacy law, the history of law enforcement intelligence databases, the relationship of privacy to police photography, and computer surveillance in remote indigenous communities.
PhD candidate and honours supervision
Higher degrees by research
Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Associate Supervisor.
Fields of Research
- Law - 180100
Also published as: Goldenfein, Jake; Goldenfein, J.
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- 2018-02-26: Telstra launches air merchant in small business data grab - Sydney Morning Herald
- 2017-11-16: Christopher Pyne: How a robot discovered the porn 'like' on the Defence Industry Minister's account - ABC News
- 2017-10-09: Police in Victoria Attempt to Reduce Car Theft With Help From Hidden GPS Trackers - SpyTec
- 2017-10-08: Perspectives on Privacy - Radio National
- 2017-10-03: Experts warn of legal grey area over same-sex database sharing - The Australian
- 2017-09-27: Tinder, social media and our privacy - Radio National
- 2017-07-07: Victorial Police's new GPS car tracking trial raises concerns for privacy, expert says - ABC News
- 2017-04-23: What is Metadata Retention, And How Do You Maintain Your Privacy - Security Affairs
- 2017-04-19: Australians interested in VPN services as metadata retention laws kick in - News.com.au
- 2017-03-08: Concerns libary patron's privacy being breached by facial recognition surveillance - ABC PM
- 2016-05-13: Is your smartphone eavesdropping on you? - Radio National
- 2016-05-10: Are our devices listening - Law Report - Radio National
- 2015-07-25: What does the panopticon mean in the age of digital surveillance? - The Guardian
- 2015-02-10: Samsung warns customers new Smart TVs 'listen in' on users' personal conversations - ABC News