Weak Privacy, Weak Procurement: The State of Facial Recognition in Canada

27 Pages Posted: 1 Jun 2021

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Yuan Stevens

Toronto Metropolitan University Leadership Lab; Centre for Law, Technology and Society, University of Ottawa; Data & Society Research Institute

Ana Brandusescu

McGill University

Date Written: April 6, 2021

Abstract

Tech companies and law enforcement are taking advantage of weak legal regimes in Canada to increase capital and power through the pretext of public safety.

Keywords: Canada, artificial intelligence, facial recognition technology, privacy, data protection, procurement

JEL Classification: Z18,K49,H4

Suggested Citation

Stevens, Yuan and Brandusescu, Ana, Weak Privacy, Weak Procurement: The State of Facial Recognition in Canada (April 6, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3857355 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3857355

Yuan Stevens (Contact Author)

Toronto Metropolitan University Leadership Lab ( email )

55 Dundas St W
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C3
Canada

HOME PAGE: http://ryersonleadlab.com

Centre for Law, Technology and Society, University of Ottawa

57 Louis Pasteur St
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
Canada

HOME PAGE: http://https://techlaw.uottawa.ca/

Data & Society Research Institute

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New York City, NY 10011
United States

HOME PAGE: http://datasociety.net

Ana Brandusescu

McGill University ( email )

Montréal, Quebec
Canada

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