Joseph Jankowski reports:
A privacy expert tasked with protecting personal data within a Google-backed smart city project has resigned as her pro-privacy guidelines would largely be ignored by participants.
“I imagined us creating a Smart City of Privacy, as opposed to a Smart City of Surveillance,” Ann Cavoukian, the former privacy commissioner of Ontario, wrote in a resignation letter to Google sister company Sidewalk Labs.
“I felt I had no choice because I had been told by Sidewalk Labs that all of the data collected will be de-identified at source,” she added.
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via Joe Cadillic