[LINK] Airport to tag passengers

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Tue Oct 17 19:47:35 AEST 2006

At 10:36 AM 17/10/2006, Geoff Ramadan wrote:
>But also as mentioned before, Passengers also have a "right" to safe 
>travel. Airports have an obligation to provide safe travel, which 
>include protecting against threats, not to mention customs and other 
>legal compliance obligation.

I thought you conceded that this move doesn't 'provide safe travel' 
and therefore doesn't meet the test required of the licensed 
operators of the airports? If it doesn't, then there is no reason 
under that argument in the tradeoff.

> From the RFID privacy perspective, there are guidelines you can 
> turn to. So far from what I can tell, this application meets those guidelines.

Guidelines are not obligatory. What guidelines are you referring to? 
What about compliance with the Privacy Act, which IS law, and which 
IS obligatory.


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