Facial recognition at Queensland stadiums, sparking privacy concerns

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Stadiums Queensland has admitted to trialling facial recognition software on sports fans and concertgoers, prompting questions by the state's Privacy Commissioner about its quiet implementation. The move means patrons are being monitored in real time, with their biometric data potentially being stored and shared with other agencies such as state and federal police. While Stadiums Queensland (SQ) venues display privacy warnings about the use of CCTV, there is no signage suggesting facial recognition technology is in operation. To read more: Click here