Clearview AI no longer offering facial recognition services in Canada

Clearview AI made the news earlier this year in a New York Times article about their controversial facial recognition software built from billions of images obtained by scraping the Internet.

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Heartland Farm Mutual victim of potential data breach

Heartland Farm Mutual, an insurance company based in Waterloo Ontario, confirmed earlier this week a potential breach exposing the personal information belonging to a “small number” of its’ clients.

There isn’t really much info in the news article, aside from it being possibly third-party access to an employee’s email account. The rest of the article quotes mainly pr spin provided by Heartland to 570 News.

Tim Hortons app now on privacy watchdogs’ radar

According to the Financial Post’s James McLeod, the federal privacy commissioner along with his provincial counterparts in BC and Quebec, will be taking a closer look at the extent of data being collected by Tim Hortons through their app – an issue brought to light in McLeod’s initial report published last week.

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