CJRC Privacy Expert Discusses the ‘RoboDebt Data Matching Scandal’

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CJRC researcher and privacy expert Dr Monique Mann from the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, recently spoke to New Matilda about the RoboDebt data matching scandal.

Dr Mann compares the robo-debt fiasco to the movie I, Daniel Blake. “It’s a Kafka-esque nightmare,” she told New Matilda in an interview. “There are real questions about the reliability of the data and the program used to match data between Centrelink and the Australian Taxation Office.” Read more

Recently Published – ‘The Capability: Facial Recognition, Privacy and Regulating New Technology’

Dr Monique Mann recently published an adapted article titled ‘The Capability: Facial Recognition, Privacy and Regulating New Technology’ in the Australian Security Magazine to promote her recent UNSW Law Journal publication.

The Australian Security Magazine is the country’s leading government and corporate security magazine. It is published bi-monthly and is distributed free of charge to many of the biggest decision makers in the security industry and leading industry events. It is a highly respected and sought after publication, incorporating investigative journalism, provoking editorial and up-to-date news, trends and events for all security professionals.

You can read the adapted article here: https://issuu.com/apsm/docs/asm_april_may_final/20

Dr Mann has recently published her research on facial recognition technology in the UNSW Law Journal. To access the full article, click here. 

Upcoming Event at Deakin University: Public Seminar on Policing, Cyberspace and Surveillance

Deakin University Criminology

On Monday 28th November (10:30am-1pm) Deakin Criminology is holding a public seminar examining the broad theme of Policing, Cyberspace, Surveillance. All are welcome and can attend at Deakin Waterfront Campus (D3.321), Burwood Campus (F2.009) or via VMP (03-5223-9354). Critical discussion will be framed around the following three papers. Read more