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Now Microsoft bans police use of facial recognition software

Now Microsoft bans police use of facial recognition software

Until US laws introduced to regulate the tech.
Jun 12 2020 6:37AM
Amazon to block police use of facial recognition for a year

Amazon to block police use of facial recognition for a year

While new laws are brokered.
Jun 11 2020 8:08AM
Services Australia put face matching to work for bushfire relief payments

Services Australia put face matching to work for bushfire relief payments

Biometrics database trialled with hundreds displaced over summer.
Jun 5 2020 11:50AM
Queensland next to upload photos to national face matching database

Queensland next to upload photos to national face matching database

Will join Victoria, SA and Tasmania.
May 13 2020 6:22AM
WA prepares for national face matching database upload

WA prepares for national face matching database upload

Introduces biometrics sharing laws.
Mar 27 2020 6:45AM
Three states complete national face matching database upload

Three states complete national face matching database upload

Driver's licence data from millions now in central system.
Dec 11 2019 1:25PM
Govt told to rewrite facial recognition bills

Govt told to rewrite facial recognition bills

Lacking detail and privacy protections.
Oct 24 2019 1:17PM
First states upload data to national facial recognition system

First states upload data to national facial recognition system

Victoria, Tasmania play national guinea pigs.
Sep 17 2019 11:57AM
San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology

Aimed at protecting marginalised groups.
May 15 2019 12:39PM
Privacy bodies take aim at facial recognition laws

Privacy bodies take aim at facial recognition laws

More checks and balances needed.
Mar 28 2018 6:20AM
Parliament to scrutinise facial recognition bills

Parliament to scrutinise facial recognition bills

Committee commences review.
Mar 8 2018 4:13PM
Qld biometrics sharing laws waved through

Qld biometrics sharing laws waved through

Public given five days to raise issue.
Mar 5 2018 12:00PM
Qld follows feds with new biometrics sharing laws

Qld follows feds with new biometrics sharing laws

Ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
Feb 19 2018 11:40AM
Govt seeks to enshrine national facial recognition system in law

Govt seeks to enshrine national facial recognition system in law

Enters bills into parliament.
Feb 7 2018 12:30PM
Victoria's role in the national facial biometric system

Victoria's role in the national facial biometric system

VicRoads opens up.
Nov 21 2017 6:20AM
National Pharmacies uses in-store facial recognition

National Pharmacies uses in-store facial recognition

Authenticates members to self-serve via kiosks.
Oct 16 2017 6:35AM
Govts agree on national face matching database

Govts agree on national face matching database

Denies it amounts to 'mass surveillance'.
Oct 5 2017 12:40PM
Facebook mulls huge facial recognition database

Facebook mulls huge facial recognition database

Scope creep possible, but users can opt out.
Aug 30 2013 6:20AM
Google buys facial recognition business

Google buys facial recognition business

Product already at core of YouTube, Picasa.
Jul 25 2011 6:36AM
RTA drives facial recognition into license checks

RTA drives facial recognition into license checks

Aims to combat identity theft.
Jan 11 2010 3:09PM

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