Law Council wants warrants and crime threshold for metadata retention scheme

Law Council wants warrants and crime threshold for metadata retention scheme

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The Law Council of Australia has called for the introduction of warrants when the nation’s enforcement agencies seek to access metadata stored in the data retention systems of Australia’s telcos. Currently, enforcement agencies have access to two years’ worth of customers’ call records, location information, IP addresses, billing information, and […]

Orlando scraps Amazon Rekognition pilot program

Orlando scraps Amazon Rekognition pilot program

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AWS demonstrates Amazon Rekognition Video in real time Head of Emerging Technologies at Amazon Web Services in Asia Pacific Olivier Klein demonstrates deep learning-powered Amazon Rekognition Video at the AWS Sydney Summit. Orlando City Council has called off any further trials of Amazon’s real-time facial recognition technology, called Rekognition, soon […]

Clean Energy Regulator, WA Mines Department, and Vet Surgeons Board trying to access metadata: Comms Alliance

AFP wants a system to collect social and political info to aid police operations

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(Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) The Australian Federal Police (AFP) wants a better view into social, technological, political, and policy changes from around the nation and abroad, seeking a solution to compile this information. Publishing a request for expressions of interest (EOI) for the provision of an Open Source Information Collection Solution, […]

United Nations wants to promote peace, sustainability through mobile games

United Nations wants to promote peace, sustainability through mobile games

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World Rescue is one of the games offered by UNESCO’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development. UNESCO MGIEP The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO, wants to flip the script and turn mobile games into tools for learning. It’s sponsoring a conference in […]

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AFCEA/USNI WEST 2019 Download | ZDNet

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The premier naval conference and exposition on the West Coast, WEST 2019 will focus on this theme: Sharpening the Competitive Edge: Are We Ready to Compete, Deter and Win Globally?” Co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, WEST is the foremost event in which the makers of platforms […]

Redmi Note 7 Pro Rear Redmi Note 7 Pro

Redmi Note 7 Pro Review

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Xiaomi has yet again managed to send ripples throughout the Indian smartphone industry with the launch of the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro. The more feature-packed offering of the duo, the Redmi Note 7 Pro, packs some incredible hardware for its asking price, including a 48-megapixel rear […]

Telco complaints drop partially, reverses first quarter increase

Telco complaints drop partially, reverses first quarter increase

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(Image: Comms Alliance) After a significant increase in complaints per 10,000 services in operation (SIO) during the first quarter of the year, Australian telcos have undone most of the increase during the second quarter. According to the Telecommunications Complaints in Context report released by the Communications Alliance on Tuesday, the […]

Brazil readies digital ID launch

Brazil readies digital ID launch

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Brazil is preparing to launch its national digital identity service as the government advances a data interoperability agenda aimed to tackle issues such as benefit fraud. According to the body responsible for the National Civil Identification (ICN) program, the Superior Electoral Tribunal (TSE), Brazilian states are currently being assessed to […]