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On privacy, Telus exec criticizes media; says Canada should avoid ‘overly-prescriptive’ laws

News | 11/23/2022 6:30 pm EST
Pamela Snively delivers a keynote address on trust in technology and data collection at the 2022 Canadian Telecom Summit./ Photo by Jenna Cocullo

MISSISSAUGA – Criticism of Telus Corp.’s location data program, used by the federal government during the COVID-19 pandemic, was fueled by misinformation because the media and politicians put their own spin on data use, according to the company’s chief data and trust officer. 

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