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Location tracking needs more oversight: PIAC

Media | 09/08/2015 9:35 pm EDT

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) said in a new report that the CRTC and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner should do more research on the practice of tracking the location of individuals through their mobile devices. The report, released publicly Tuesday, concluded that “it is not clear if Canada’s privacy regime is sufficiently responsive to Canadians’ concerns with location-based informational privacy.” The CRTC should launch a fact-finding process into “into the collection, use, and disclosure of location information by telecommunications...