Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The Current on facial recognition technology to identify Vancouver rioters

I was invited to participate in a discussion on CBC's The Current about the proposed use of ICBC's facial recognition software to identify people who participated in the Vancouver riots following the loss of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The segment is here as an MP3 file for your listening pleasure: or embedded on their site.

First up was Adam Grossman of ICBC, followed by me, then Marc Rotenberg of EPIC, then Gil Hirsch of

The CBC's summary of the segment is here.

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