The next tranche of the Australian government’s national security legislation could allow biometric information to be shared with domestic and foreign agencies
Stephen Blanks, the president of the NSW Council for Civil Liberties, said the ability to share with other agencies without a warrant was concerning.
“Sharing of data collected for immigration control with other agencies ought to be subject to independent oversight and should only be done in circumstances which would justify the issue of a warrant,” he said.
Article: Security laws could subject travellers to invasive screening without safeguards
Source: The Guardian, 7/10/14
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