Fine Print Newsletter September 2020
COVID-19 Changes Legal Technology
It may sound surprising but one positive effect of Covid-19, at least in the way we operate, is that it has led to cost savings for our clients. Since the start of the outbreak, we attended a number of hearings by video conference, including final hearings in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and a trial in the Federal Circuit Court.
Facial Recognition Technology
If you have ever uploaded a photo of yourself to social media sites like Facebook, you might want to check out a company called Clearview AI. Its founder is an Aussie who came up with a pretty clever facial recognition system.
Identity Theft Soars during COVID-19
When the nation raced to move our work, socialising and personal admin tasks all online, scammer saw this as an opportunity. They have been pretending to be government organisations such as MyGov, Home Affairs, ATO, Health Department etc.