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NSW suggests facial recognition could replace Opal cards in ‘not too distant future’

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Labor says transport minister’s speech ‘curious’ and plan would carry major privacy risksFacial recognition could be used to replace swipe cards on public transport, the New South Wales government has suggested, but the opposition says it poses a risk to privacy.The transport minister, Andrew Constance, said on Tuesday he wanted commuters “in the not too distant future” to be able to board trains using only their faces, with no need for Opal cards, barriers or turnstiles. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jul/11/nsw-suggests-facial-recognition-could-replace-opal-cards-in-not-too-distant-future

Author : Naaman Zhou and Josh Taylor

Publish date : 2019-07-11 04:14:44

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