Breaking, Facial Recognition, Privacy, Toronto Police

Breaking, Facial Recognition

Toronto Police Service confirms some members tested Clearview AI’s controversial facial recognition tool

The Toronto Police had previously said that it uses facial recognition software, but not the controversial tool by Clearview AI.

13.2.2020

BREAKING: Members of the Toronto Police Service had been testing a controversial facial recognition tool since last fall and were ordered to stop using it earlier this month, Global News has learned.

The Toronto Police had previously said that it uses facial recognition software, but not the controversial tool by Clearview AI.

English Montreal School Board seeks Quebec’s approval for federal funding to fight Bill 21 Story continues below advertisement In response to a request from Global News in January as to whether the Toronto Police has used Clearview AI, the police service initially said it does use facial recognition software, but not by Clearview AI. Gray said this was based on information provided by some areas of the police service, which said they did not use Clearview AI, but not all areas of the service. As it turned out, other areas of the service were testing Clearview AI. “We have requested the Information and Privacy Commissioner and the Crown Attorneys Office work with us to review the technology and its appropriateness as an investigative tool for our purposes given that it is also used by other law enforcement agencies in North America,” Gray said in the email. “Until a fulsome review of the product is completed, it will not be used by the Toronto Police Service.” More to come… Read more: Globalnews.ca

GlobalRegina Ohhh, those bad police identifying and tracking criminals. That must stop! Heaven forbid that a criminal loses anonymity. am640 Another tool that efficiently helps identify individuals for Police...nope can't use it. CKWS_TV Those who support this surveillance call us commies... hah to Wonder who approved that usage. Officers wouldn't have the skills to install something like this software. How does the chief not know what is going on in his own dept? I know there will be lots of people say so what who cares. We all should care.

to Good keep that level of surveillance away from us please. Nazi Pigs! CKWS_TV We ain’t china Fuckers CKWS_TV Makes it too easy to find all the bad guys ? Global_NB Too many women probably... Don't want to tread on the criminals rights

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charlesadler ...lordy lordy ..1) why not try it 2) if never going to get greenlight why test it in first place Imagine they will have to stop police from using their own eye ball recognition technology and ban using pictures next. to How stupid they should be allowed . CKWS_TV Terrifying GlobalDurham ...let me guess is racists? Just like carding ?

taking notes from China This is concerning.

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