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Obtrusive, expansive, ineffectual: The QLD police’s facial recognition “bungle”

Obtrusive, expansive, ineffectual: The QLD police’s facial recognition “bungle”

The Queensland police implemented the most intrusive facial recognition software to monitor the public. It returned zero results.

Queensland lawmakers are refusing us access to our data

In Queensland, lawmakers are refusing citizens the right to access the personal data they hold on. This should bristle, considering the number of police officers misusing their databases.

Julian Burnside: Every Immigration Minister since 2002 is guilty of human rights abuses

We need to recognise that the human rights abuses of asylum seekers is our nation’s awful legacy, and Julian Burnside knows who is to blame.

How cops used a public genealogy database to catch the Golden State Killer

With the infamous Golden State Killer finally caught, it was mostly thanks to a freely available genealogy library, much the same as your bored aunt uses to fill in the family history.

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