Facial recognition software in mall sparks privacy concerns

Posted: July 31, 2018 | Last Updated: July 31, 2018

Partner Andrew Buck was interviewed by CTV News as part of their story about a shopper’s discovery of facial recognition software in a Calgary mall owned by the parent company of CF Polo Park leaving shoppers wondering about practices here in Winnipeg. Buck says it raises questions about transparency and whether shoppers should be aware that the technology is being used. Andrew practices in the area of privacy law, and was called on by CTV for his expertise and how it relates in assisting people in making an informed choice about how their information is used.