Asking The Wrong Question on Facial Fingerprinting

November 22, 2019

Your face is not the same as your debit card number or your credit card number. It cannot be replaced and we don’t currently have systems to monitor fraudulent uses of our biometrics.

Warrantless facial recognition technology ought to be banned in Canada, until further notice, except where it is used by an individual to consensually verify themselves. Read Michael Bryant’s LSO Lecture here.