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OPC to look into face-scanning mall kiosks

Briefs | 08/07/2018 2:27 pm EDT
The Chinook Centre in Calgary, where Cadillac Fairview employed facial recognition technology./ Photo via Wikipedia.

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) will join Alberta’s provincial privacy watchdog and launch an investigation into the use of facial recognition technology in shopping malls owned by Cadillac Fairview.

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