ABC News reports South Australia's government is considering having businesses and restaurants use quick response codes for contact tracing. COVID-19 State Coordinator and Police Commissioner Grant Stevens indicated the process for QR codes would include 28-day data retention periods and purpose limitation requirements. Opponents, like Flinders University Professor of Personal Health Informatics Niranjan Bidargaddi, are questioning whether the safeguards ensure purpose limitation and data transparency. Meanwhile, South Australia is also mulling plans to replace quarantine compliance checks with facial recognition technology.
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