Facial recognition in Oz

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Despite concerns from privacy advocates, Australia is currently the only democracy in the world that uses facial recognition technology to aid Covid-19 containment procedures. Police ensure that Western Australian citizens are following the seven-day quarantine rule by sending periodic text messages that require the quarantined person to send a response in the form of a selfie within 15 minutes. The police then use GPS tracking and facial recognition tech to determine if the person is really at home. (If they are not, the police show up at the door to issue a citation.) 

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