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Digital ID dystopia: you do not solve incompetence with tyranny

4 April 2024

2:00 AM

4 April 2024

2:00 AM

With the Digital ID Bill passing through the Senate, the bombardment of promotional material has begun – even ahead of the Lower House rubber stamping the Bill in May.

Government services have moved to drown-out serious safety, privacy, and liberty concerns with a cascade of puff pieces. No doubt private companies will follow, reaching out to customers to encourage them to sign up to Digital ID as soon as possible – on-boarding the public on behalf of the government.

‘A faster, easier way to prove your identity!’ ‘You are in control!’ ‘Private and secure!’

These are the mantras cooked up by Labor Party...

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