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Canadian government seeks dismissal of biometric data privacy suit against federal police

Canada’s Federal Government has filed a motion to have the certification of a potential class action lawsuit over biometric data…


Canadian lawmakers demand clearer answers on facial recognition from national police

A standing committee of Canadian Members of Parliament examining face biometrics use in the country saw further clarification of the…


Time to talk specifics of new facial recognition legislation, Canadian privacy authorities say

Lawmakers in Canada are being urged by privacy authorities to pass new laws to protect people from the risks associated…


Clarity in police use of biometric evidence is not easy to come by

Physical evidence might sit around for decades before chance intervenes and the material can be used to advance a police…


Police facial recognition on images from US protest, social media in Canada questioned

A coalition of groups has written to the administrators of a facial recognition system used to identify a person accused…


Canada needs biometric surveillance regulation with enforcement powers – Privacy Commissioners

Canadian privacy commissioners at the federal and provincial level condemned Clearview AI’s biometric solution as unlawful mass surveillance, and called…


Clearview AI stops providing biometrics service in Canada, privacy investigation still open

Clearview AI’s biometric facial recognition technology will no longer be available in Canada, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of…


SIA testifies to lawmakers as fallout for police from Clearview AI facial biometrics scandal continues

Security Industry Association (SIA) Manager of Government Relations Drake Jamali testified to the importance of facial recognition as an investigative…


Police use of facial biometrics raising privacy concerns, calls for regulation in Canada, Scotland

Law enforcement agencies around the world have been showing keen interest in biometric facial recognition, but privacy advocates fear the…


Canada’s government coordinating biometric efforts

Canadian government agencies and police are coordinating the development of their biometric capabilities, according to a report published in Motherboard….

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