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Thursday, April 19, 2007

More troubles with 'that' card

The Minister for Human Services now responsible for the National Access Card, Senator Ellison, says that a photograph, signature and personal number, will be retained as key elements of the proposed Access Card, according to this report in The Australian. This won't be any solace to those who see the potential for the card to become a national identity card.

And what to make of comments by Greg Taylor of Electronic Frontiers Australia who says "Biometric errors too high", raising questions about the efficiency gains from the project if there is a high error rate in biometric photographs.

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