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Australian firm pauses facial recognition trial over privacy concern

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Australian firm pauses facial recognition trial over privacy concern

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SYDNEY :Australia's second-biggest appliances chain said on Tuesday it was pausing a trial of facial recognition technology in stores after a consumer group referred it to the privacy regulator for possible enforcement action.

Kmart did not respond to email inquiries about the complaint.

Bunnings was not immediately available for comment about The Good Guys' move.


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Category: Economy

Topics: Complaint Australia Hi-fi Guys Choice Australian Chain Stores Good Technology Trial

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Published On: 2022-06-28, 12:08:01

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