Facial recognition technology speeds ahead as Canada's privacy law lags behind | The Ottawa Citizen


Published: 9Apr2021

March 1, 2021 | Software company Clearview AI has recently been discovered illegally scraping countless images of faces on the Internet and selling them to third-party organizations in Canada. Co-penned by Sonja Solomun, Research Director of the Centre for Media, Technology, and Democracy, this article looks at the consequences of using facial recognition for the purposes of widespread surveillance. Read on to learn more about Canadian privacy law needs to change in order to hold users of facial recognition technology accountable. 

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