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The QR code has turned COVID-19 check-ins into a golden opportunity for marketing and data companies - ABC News. Tens of thousands of small and medium Australian businesses that rushed to outsource the management of their COVID check-in obligations could find themselves snared in a looming data privacy calamity.

The QR code has turned COVID-19 check-ins into a golden opportunity for marketing and data companies - ABC News

Key points: Privacy advocates have warned of "marketing surveillance" operations tied to QR code data collectionThe ABC found some companies' privacy policies had fallen short of standardsCybersecurity experts called for states to adopt the New Zealand and United Kingdom QR code models. China's 'hybrid war': Beijing's mass surveillance of Australia and the world for secrets and scandal - ABC News. Amazon's deal with Vector will let it see inside your home through your electricity meter - ABC News. Listen to Live ATC (Air Traffic Control) Communications. Australian unis linked to surveillance and 'racial profiling' tech used by China. Updated about 2 hours agoMon 15 Jul 2019, 11:07pm Two Australian universities are reviewing funding and research approval procedures due to concerns over links to technology that is being used to carry out mass human rights abuses by the Chinese Government in Xinjiang province.

Australian unis linked to surveillance and 'racial profiling' tech used by China

Key points UTS, Curtin unis launch reviews amid links to surveillance technology used in ChinaOne academic conducted research for so-called "racial profiling" technology to detect ethnic minoritiesHuman Rights Watch says China uses AI and surveillance to carry out human rights abuses against ethnic minorities Last night, Four Corners revealed that the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is conducting an internal review into its $10 million partnership with CETC, a Chinese state-owned military tech company that developed an app that Chinese security forces use to track and detain Muslim Uyghur citizens in Xinjiang. Jeremy was fired for refusing fingerprinting at work. His case led to an 'extraordinary' unfair dismissal ruling. How you can protect yourself from online data trackers. Updated 57 minutes agoTue 18 Dec 2018, 12:01am.

How you can protect yourself from online data trackers

#72 The Tribe VS The Algorithm: Can We Ever Be Free Again? (with Douglas Rushkoff) Chinese video surveillance network used by the Australian Government. Updated 58 minutes agoWed 12 Sep 2018, 4:20am They've been used to identify ethnic minorities and political dissidents in China, and were last month banned by the US due to concerns they were creating a "surveillance network" among federal agencies.

Chinese video surveillance network used by the Australian Government

Now it appears a pair of Chinese video surveillance companies have become entrenched in Australia's government as well. One camera was used to monitor security threats at a sensitive Australian military base. Another hangs outside the front entrance of the Canberra office complex that houses the Australian government's top lawyers, two federal departments focussed on national security and an Australian intelligence agency. And then there are the hundreds of thousands of surveillance cameras in houses, on street corners, in local council offices, at schools and universities, on buses, in shopping centres and thousands of other public spaces across Australia. Almost all of the cameras are made by two Chinese owned companies, Hikvision and Dahua. Google Chrome’s Users Take a Back Seat to Its Bottom Line.

Google Chrome is the most popular browser in the world.

Google Chrome’s Users Take a Back Seat to Its Bottom Line

Chrome routinely leads the pack in features for security and usability, most recently helping to drive the adoption of HTTPS. But when it comes to privacy, specifically protecting users from tracking, most of its rivals leave it in the dust. Users are more aware of, and concerned about, the harms of pervasive tracking than ever before. So why is Chrome so far behind? It’s because Google still makes most of its money from tracker-driven, behaviorally-targeted ads.

In the documents that define how the Web works, a browser is called a user agent. Chrome is More Popular Than Ever. Since Chrome’s introduction in 2008, its market share has risen inexorably. My devices are sending and receiving data every two seconds, sometimes even when I sleep. Updated 3 Dec 2018, 7:24amMon 3 Dec 2018, 7:24am When I decided to record every time my phone or laptop contacted a server on the internet, I knew I'd get a lot of data, but I honestly didn't think it would reveal nearly 300,000 requests in a single week.

My devices are sending and receiving data every two seconds, sometimes even when I sleep

ECHELON. ECHELON originally a code-name, is now used in global media and in popular culture to describe a signals intelligence (SIGINT) collection and analysis network operated on behalf of the five signatory nations to the UKUSA Security Agreement[1]—Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


Referred to by a number of other abbreviations, including AUSCANNZUKUS[1] and Five Eyes,[2][3][4] it has also been described as the only software system which controls the download and dissemination of the intercept of commercial satellite trunk communications.[5] It was created in the early 1960s to monitor the military and diplomatic communications of the Soviet Union and its Eastern Bloc allies during the Cold War, and was formally established in 1971.[6][7] By the end of the 20th century, the system referred to as "ECHELON" had evolved beyond its military/diplomatic origins, to also become "... a global system for the interception of private and commercial communications. N.S.A. Triples Collection of Data From U.S. Phone Companies.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admits 'mistakes' were made in protecting user data. Updated Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has broken his silence on Cambridge Analytica and admitted the social media network "made mistakes" in protecting users' data.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admits 'mistakes' were made in protecting user data

Key points: What does Facebook really know about you? By Peter Greste, Anne Davies and Janine Cohen for Four Corners Updated Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to mute, "left" and "right" to seek.

What does Facebook really know about you?

Video: What does Facebook know about you? (ABC News) EarthCam - Webcam Network. Melbourne and Victoria Traffic Cameras - Snarl - Melbourne Traffic Updates. Want To See A Sliver Of What Google Knows About You? Data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x875281e95be2f45f:0xe8a8479f97d2e68f!8m2!3d40.4282587!4d-111. Newspaper Map. Virus & Contagious Disease Surveillance. Live flight tracker! Digital Responsibility. Kuark Forest too precious to log - Blog.

Why is a website on logging in the digital environment collection? 1. Because activists are using the digital domain to graphically portray the plight of a forest with the use of the net and photography; and, 2. The use of hand-held GPS units to track the movements of logging and note where the incursions have occurred. Scroll down to the snap of the GPS unit held in front of a chopped down tree. This is a significant development in keeping forestry practice to within its legal parameters. Prior to this, it was extremely difficult, primarily due to remoteness of location. Indeed, the world is watching. – jtlawson

Theconversation. Among the Queensland government’s initiatives to address a recent string of domestic violence deaths is a proposal for 300 body-worn cameras for police to use on the Gold Coast.


Body cameras are not new to Australia. They have been worn in Victoria for some time. A body camera trial has been extended in the Northern Territory. The 2015-16 South Australian budget includes funding for “body-worn video devices” for police. NSW announced this month that it would be rolling out body-worn cameras to frontline police to improve evidence gathering. Body cameras could be a helpful tool for law enforcement in cases involving domestic violence. How cameras help Video of the interactions between police, perpetrator and victim at the police call-out could provide useful evidence for any future prosecution or in applications for protection orders. Screenshot by Lightshot. Trends in GPS/PNT User Equipment. Photogrammetry. Der vorliegende Bericht ist auch auf Deutsch, Französisch, Italienisch, Spanisch und Russisch erhältlich Authors: David Hughes, Peter Fricker, Alain Chapuis, E.

Traversari, P. Schreiber, F. Schapira Introduction. GPS equipment, 1989 – Modern mapping and surveying. Fortran. Fortran (previously FORTRAN, derived from Formula Translating System) is a general-purpose, imperative programming language that is especially suited to numeric computation and scientific computing. Originally developed by IBM[1] in the 1950s for scientific and engineering applications, Fortran came to dominate this area of programming early on and has been in continuous use for over half a century in computationally intensive areas such as numerical weather prediction, finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, computational physics and computational chemistry. It is a popular language in the area of high-performance computing[2] and is a language used for programs that benchmark and rank the world's fastest supercomputers.[3]

Don’t let WhatsApp nudge you into sharing your data with Facebook. When WhatsApp, the messaging app, launched in 2009, it struck me as one of the most interesting innovations I’d seen in ages – for two reasons. Mike Hall's death won't be last time tragedy unfolds via Google Maps, expert says. Instagram feed shows everyday extinction - in pictures.