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Hamilton police should halt drone program, Ontario-wide investigation needed: former privacy commissioner

May 6, 2023  By Bobby Hristova, CBC News

May 6, 2023, Hamilton, Ont. – Ontario’s former privacy commissioner says the current commissioner should launch a province-wide investigation on how police services are using drones, and programs like the one by Hamilton Police Service (HPS) should shut down until that’s done.

“What Hamilton police is doing with these drones is appalling,” Ann Cavoukian told CBC Hamilton. “I don’t believe the value of it is greater than the harm it introduces.” | READ MORE

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