Government now identifying Australians with biometric face-matching

    Description

    The Australian government has just switched on a massive system for matching and sharing photos of its citizens, with passport and licence photos set to be added to the database.

    Subject

    Privacy; Data protection; Biometrics

    Period17 Nov 2016

    Media coverage

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    Media coverage

    • TitleGovernment now identifying Australians with biometric face-matching
      Media name/outletCNET.com.au
      CountryAustralia
      Date17/11/16
      PersonsBruce Baer Arnold