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Australia plans crowd facial recognition

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Australia may scan all faces in crowds and collect licence ID information for big events in the wake of the latest mass shooting in Las Vegas. Public debate on the potential for a national facial recognition database for real time identification reminiscent of 1984 has started with morning television hosts weighing in. Police in Queensland already use data from the the public transport smartcard system obtained without a warrant to find witnesses to crimes which allows them to corner people to make a statement.
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