Media

December 4, 2019

Facial Recognition in Grocery Stores

A Richmond grocery store is looking at the possibility of using a facial recognition system in order to pay for your items.
December 1, 2019

Two privacy commissioners found AggregateIQ broke privacy laws — but they can’t do much about it

Former Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian says it’s time to empower Canada’s privacy commissioners https://www.cbc.ca/radio/day6/amazon-workplace-injuries-enforcing-privacy-laws-photographing-climate-change-hockey-in-north-korea-more-1.5376837/two-privacy-commissioners-found-aggregateiq-broke-privacy-laws-but-they-can-t-do-much-about-it-1.5376847
December 1, 2019

580 CRFA INTERVIEW

November 25, 2019

Ottawa mother’s quest for her late son’s passwords an uncharted legal road, say experts

Maureen Henry is seeking access to her son Dovi’s social media accounts https://www.cbc.ca/radio/outintheopen/diy-justice-1.5351892/ottawa-mother-s-quest-for-her-late-son-s-passwords-an-uncharted-legal-road-say-experts-1.5366292
November 17, 2019

Businessman with Beijing ties looks to bring face-recognition tech to Canadian stores

Human-rights advocates say they’re worried that the technology at the heart of China’s digital surveillance apparatus could be introduced to Canada
November 12, 2019

Ontario energy regulator dims plan to sell smart meter data

In a sign of increased Canadian regulator sensitivity to privacy issues, Ontario’s energy overseer has told the agency that operates the provincial electric system to tighten […]
November 5, 2019

Toronto lawyer pushing province to bring in ‘Textalyzers’ to catch texting drivers

Privacy advocates worry about implications of handing over your phone https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/textalyzer-toronto-1.5343303
November 5, 2019

Interview with Mike & Lisa

November 5, 2019

China wildlife park sued for forcing visitors to submit to facial recognition scan

Law professor takes action against Hangzhou safari park, questioning why the tourist spot would need such data https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/04/china-wildlife-park-sued-for-forcing-visitors-to-submit-to-facial-recognition-scan