CCLA reacts to OIPC (BC) Announcement on Liberal Party of Canada’s Use of FRT

In Rights by poladmin

TORONTO —Tashi Alford-Duguid, Staff lawyer at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) made the following statement:
The Liberal Party of Canada has just confirmed that it has stopped its use of facial recognition technology (FRT) for identification purposes in nomination races in BC, while being investigated by the province’s Information and Privacy Commissioner. This investigation followed a June 2021 letter by the CCLA to the President of the party, demanding it cease its use of FRT.
While the decision to stop use of FRT in BC is an important step, it also means that the Office of the

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