Privacy advocates speak against Canada's 'Textalyzer' for drivers

8th November 2019 News 59 Views

CTV News reports Canada’s plans for a “Textalyzer,” which will monitor the efforts of texting while driving, is facing backlash from privacy advocates. While the general purpose of the surveillance is generally welcomed, advocates argue that the technology may provide police with personal data that would typically require a warrant to obtain. “My concern is this: if the police are accessing your cellphone, could they get access to any other information . all of the sensitive data?” former Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario Ann Cavoukian said.Full Story

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