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Major political parties under competition probe over harvesting of Canadians’ personal info

Source: Rachel Aiello, CTV News, January 15, 2020

OTTAWA — The three major federal political parties are being looked into by Canada’s competition regulator over their largely unregulated harvesting and use of Canadians’ personal information.

In response to a complaint filed by the Centre for Digital Rights, the Competition Bureau of Canada has “commenced an inquiry” into what the digital rights group describes as “big data mass surveillance and harvesting techniques,” and “large scale misuse of big data and targeted digital advertising” conducted by the parties.

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