Experts concerned as facial recognition technology expands
Originally posted by Flint Duxfield @ abc.net.au
Facial recognition technology is set to become a crucial part of our daily lives.
The Federal Government is currently overseeing two separate programs which will make use of the technology for digital identification and law enforcement.
It's being billed as a safer, faster way for people to interact online and an essential tool for authorities to prevent and prosecute serious crimes.
But experts warn the way the technology is being rolled out could have serious implications for our privacy.
Duration: 5min 59secBroadcast: Wed 21 Nov 2018, 5:24pm
Michael Keenan, Minister for Digital Transformation
Liz Campbell, professor of criminal law and Francine McNiff chair of criminal jurisprudence, Monash University
Fergus Hanson, head, International Cyber Policy Centre, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Sven Bluemmel, Victorian information commissioner
Morry Bailes, president, Law Council of Australia