Toronto police admits to using controversial facial recognition tool

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The Toronto Police Service has admitted to using a controversial facial recognition app from Clearview AI, without the knowledge of Chief Mark Saunders, who halted the activity on Feb. 5. As Jeff Semple explains, the revelation comes after the department initially denied using the technology.