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Privacy Democratic presidential candidates oppose Las Vegas' controversial law banning homeless people from sleeping on sidewalks

several candidates advocate for allowing developers to build more affordable housing to drive down rents or forcing private landlords to accept tenants with Section 8 housing vouchers. Only Castro ...

Privacy Amazon’s Sidewalk Network Technology: Plans To Track User Location, Private Data?

But internet and data security analysts are paying attention to the protocol, citing data privacy concerns. Amazon Sidewalk is a low-bandwidth network technology that uses free over-the-air 900 ...

Privacy Sidewalk Labs’ urban data trust is ‘problematic,’ says Ontario privacy commissioner

Citing concerns including lack of independent oversight, Ontario’s information and privacy commissioner says he remains “unconvinced” that Sidewalk Labs’ proposed urban data trust is the most ...

Privacy Privacy Commissioner raises concerns over Sidewalk Labs data proposals

TORONTO - Ontario’s privacy commissioner has raised concerns over the management of personal data that would be collected in Toronto’s Quayside development by Sidewalk Labs. Sidewalk Labs, a Google...

Privacy Sidewalk Labs crafting an ‘appendix’ to further explain data, privacy, technology behind its master plan proposal for Quayside

Urban innovation firm Sidewalk Labs is working on a “digital innovation appendix” intended to blunt criticisms that its lengthy master plan proposal for developing a tech-driven district of the...

Privacy Sidewalk Labs' controversial data collection project is now a company

The project gleams these insights from mobile location data, which has raised numerous privacy concerns from critics. Nick Bowden, Replica's CEO and co-founder, tried to address privacy fears in a ...

Privacy Sidewalk Labs spins out urban data-gathering tool Replica into a company

Bowden tried to quell privacy worries Thursday in a blog post emphasizing that the data has been “de-identified,” meaning that an individual’s location data would be identifiable.

Privacy Digital experts raise data and privacy concerns in review of Sidewalk Labs project

A key panel of digital experts tasked with assessing the technological aspects of Sidewalk Labs’ controversial development plan for Toronto’s waterfront has issued a preliminary report that is ...

Privacy Sidewalk Toronto’s master plan raises urgent concerns about data and privacy

Natasha Tusikov receives funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant. York University provides funding as a member of The Conversation CA-FR. ...

Privacy Billboard toting Apple’s privacy policies is put up across the street from Sidewalk Labs

... popped up amid a call from Ontario’s information and privacy commissioner asking the provincial government to review its laws in preparation for the risks associated with smart cities. ...

Privacy Google’s Sidewalk’s bet is a nightmare for the privacy conscious

The most recent development is a series of white papers which are addressing numerous topics from sustainable production plans, mobility, data protection and privacy and the envisioned usecases. If...

Privacy Portland quietly launches mobile location data project with Alphabet’s controversial Sidewalk Labs

It’s especially attractive when compared to how governments historically gather commuter information through studies that generate static data with a limited shelf-life. Pam Dixon, executive...

Privacy Sidewalk Labs's signage explains public data collection tech

The signs are meant to be a visual representation of the privacy policies the company is developing to go along with its data collection technology. At first, the company plans to display the...

Privacy Sidewalk Lab’s street signs alert people to data collection in use

The icons let people know what data and information is being collected around them. As Sidewalk Labs builds its "smart city" in Toronto, there have been growing concerns that the sensor and ...