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Put national moratorium on facial recognition for law enforcement, lawyer tells HoC committee

News | 03/21/2022 5:01 pm EDT
Apple unveils facial recognition technology used in its iPhone X in an announcement on Sept. 12, 2017. /Screenshot via Apple.

The Canadian government should place a national moratorium on the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement “until and unless” it is shown to be reliable, necessary and proportionate to legitimate aims, one technology and human rights lawyer told parliamentarians.

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