More data regulation needed as smart cities develop, say some experts
By Emily HawsApr. 9, 2018
Data collection only stands to increase as cities become more technology-heavy, say experts, which is sparking privacy concerns.
Conservative MP and ethics critic Peter Kent, who is a member of the House Ethics Committee, supports giving more powers to the Privacy Commissioner when dealing with privacy breaches. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
As the Trudeau government continues to review its private-sector privacy act, some experts are calling for a national data strategy to set the framework of ownership rights and usage limits around collected data.
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