Articles posted by Jon Lawrence

Electronic Frontiers Australia, the country’s leading digital rights organisation, is proud to announce that its Board has elected its first female leadership team. Lyndsey Jackson was elected unopposed as the new Chair of EFA at a Board meeting held on … Continue reading

On Monday, 9th October, our Executive Officer Jon Lawrence spoke with Steve Austin on ABC Radio Brisbane about the decision by COAG to implement a comprehensive national facial recognition database including photos from all Australian driver's licences and the threats … Continue reading

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A commitment to share the biometric data of most Australians – including your driving licence photo – agreed at Thursday’s Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting will result in a further erosion of our privacy. That sharing is not necessary. … Continue reading

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Australia’s leading privacy and civil liberties organisations condemn the decision by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to provide all images from state and territory driver’s licence databases to the federal National Facial Biometric Matching Capability. These organisations are the … Continue reading

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All supporting documents for the 2017 AGM, including the Proxy Form, are now available on our 2017 AGM page. The AGM will be held (on Internet Relay Chat) at 15:00 AEDT on Sunday 8th October 2017. Proxy forms are due … Continue reading

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