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Court strikes down tracking commuters through their transport cards by the NSW Government

A court has ruled that NSW must stop “collection of personal information relating to travel movement history”. The case was brought by a Gold (seniors) Opal Card user concerned personal information collected could be used to track his movements Opal is a contactless smartcard for public transport in Sydney area of New South Wales, introduced in 2012 Users are encouraged to register online to make it easier to top up the card or cancel it if lost. The Australian Privacy [...]