September 17, 2012 Non-U.S., Surveillance
Henrietta Cook reports:
Victoria’s public transport authority is increasingly handing over information about myki users’ movements to police, raising concerns that the smart card is being used as a tracking device.
The Transport Ticketing Authority says police have made 113 requests about myki users since the smart cards were introduced in late 2009.
There have already been 71 requests for customer movements this year, more than three times the number of requests received last year.
Read more on The Age.
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