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Australia’s age verification trial for porn sites extends to cover social media

Friction over age assurance laws for online pornography is heating up in Australia. ABC News reports on varying reactions to…

 

Victorians sign up for mobile driving licenses in droves but let down at the pub

Victoria reports 200,000 people signing up for mobile driving licenses (mDLs) within the first 48 hours of their introduction this…

 

Digital identity protection tool backed by Australian bank sends alerts for fraud

The venture scaling arm of Australia’s biggest bank has launched a digital identity protection tool that will alert users to…

 

Australia outlines new budget for digital ID scheme

Australia’s federal government has earmarked AU$288.1 million (US$190.9 million) for the national digital identity program which will begin its rollout…

 

Australia prepares for nationwide Digital ID rollout amid public consultation 

In the wake of Australia’s digital transformation, the government’s communication strategy to ensure citizens are well-informed and engaged, is set…

 

Reported Australian biometric data breach prompts arrest and hysteria

An apparent data breach of personal information including face biometrics of about a million Australians has been reported, and an…

 

OnlyFans misconfigures biometric age estimation, Ofcom opens investigation

In the great age verification debate sweeping the globe, much attention has been directed at pornography tube sites such as…

 

Bank of Ireland to introduce voice biometrics to authentication for phone interactions

Bank of Ireland announced it will invest more than €34 million (roughly US$36 million) to upgrade its phone and CRM…

 

Canada to contract face biometrics for border app as airports worldwide embrace mobile

Canada is seeking smartphone-based face biometrics to verify the identity of travelers crossing its borders. The contract with the Canadian…

 

Digital birth certificate program ready to kick off in Australia

Digital birth certificates are going live in New South Wales, and kids will be the first to use them. The…

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