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Abstract of 22 March 2006
Invited Presentation to the A.C.T. Society of Technology and the Law, Canberra, 23 March 2006
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The term 'Australia Card' is embedded in the national psyche as a byword for the ultimate in privacy-invasiveness by the State. But technology has moved on since the mid-1980s. Is it possible to conceive of a national identification scheme that uses such things as smartcards and biometrics in ways that limit the power of the State and corporations, and avoid the nightmare.
This presentation draws on over 20 years' research, consultancy and advocacy experience in relation to these topics. Papers directly relevant to this topic are indexed here.
The following are of specific relevance:
My lengthy list of publications in related areas is indexed here.
Roger Clarke is Principal of Xamax Consultancy Pty Ltd, Canberra. He is also a Visiting Professor in the Cyberspace Law & Policy Centre at the University of N.S.W., a Visiting Professor in the E-Commerce Programme at the University of Hong Kong, and a Visiting Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Australian National University.
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From the site's beginnings in August 1994 until February 2009, the infrastructure was provided by the Australian National University. During that time, the site accumulated close to 30 million hits. It passed 65 million in early 2021.
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