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Tag Archives: Digital

Land ownership papers to be made “redundant”

New announcements have revealed upcoming changes to land ownership documents, with laws set to remove the option for physical paperwork.

The Queensland government has recently passed an amendment that will end the legal validity of paper Certificates of Titles, now classifying all options outside of digital documents as “redundant”.

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China’s ‘Social Credit System’ will reach Australia

Could Australia be incrementally setting up a similar system?

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Australia: The Biometric Dystopia Cometh

The world is changing at an unprecedented rate. Advancements in technological capabilities and systems have developed to a point where most of the modern world has become highly dependent on digital governing systems for sustainability and functions.

In the following membership piece, we take a look at the rise of a new age technological dystopia, including the history and development of biometrics and biometric technology, monitoring characteristics, the modern digital era in Australia and the rise of China’s ‘Social Credit System’.

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Australia’s move towards a cashless society

New reports reveal the shift to a digital economy is accelerating.

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Australia passes controversial anti-encryption laws

The Australian government has passed anti-encryption legislation compelling companies to grant authorities access to encrypted information, in a move analysts say will have vast implications for digital privacy.

The new law, which passed the Senate 44-12 this week (final bill here), will force companies to reveal technical characteristics of digital systems that could help intelligence agencies exploit weaknesses that have not been patched.

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Australia’s rapid shift to digital identification and licenses

Australia is helping to lead an increasing transition to the digital era, with some states already offering the option of holding a digital driver’s license, and programs like Digital iD, GovPass and facial recognition systems beginning to take shape on a national level.

As technology and policy towards biometric innovations continues to advance across the world, the inevitability is now clear: Digital identity and instant identification will soon become the new standard, and it is fast approaching.

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