Privacy watchdog says RCMPs use of facial-recognit

2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
The RCMP broke the law by using cutting-edge facial-recognition software to collect personal information, the federal privacy watchdog has foundFestivals and other outdoor events.

In a report Thursday, privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien said there were serious and systemic failings by the RCMP to ensure compliance with the Privacy Act before it gathered information from UThe States, but it also saw an uptick in cases beginning i.S. firm Clearview AI.

Clearview AI’s technology allows for the collection of huge numbers of images from various sources that can help police forcesThe government views as essential travel while B.C. considers using roadblocks to discourage people from leaving their health authority region., financial institutions and other clients identify people.

In a related probe, Therrien and three provincial counterparts said in February that Clearview AI’s technology resulted in mass surveillance of Canadians and violated federal and provincial laws governing personal information.

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