NSWCCL warns over QR code data

The Sydney Morning Herald examines a promise from Customer Service Minister Victor Dominello that mandatory venue check-ins will be lifted “as soon as we get the green light from health experts”.

But Michelle Falstein, secretary of the NSW Council for Civil Liberties, warned personal data collected by the check-in tool could be used for purposes other than contact tracing.

“Such broad purpose could enable the sharing of health information with police or for any other number of additional, loosely linked purposes not anticipated by the public,” Ms Falstein said.

For more, read the full article: ‘This must not be permanent’: Privacy experts sound alarm over QR codes SMH 10 April '21