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June 27, 2019 by Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Sidewalk releases grand vision for controversial Toronto development

Toronto's waterfront IoT village continues to receive criticism for its potential overreach
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June 8, 2019 by Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Venture capitalist Roger McNamee calls for end to Sidewalk Labs development

Project's backer voices concerns that the quantity of data collected will be unprecedented, as will be the potential for abuse
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December 2, 2018 by Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Sidewalk Labs unveils more plans for high tech Toronto community

Google affiliate Sidewalk Labs unveiled more details around its ambitious plan for a high-tech Toronto community on Thursday, but it’s unclear as to who will own what in the company’s futuristic neighbourhood, and who will pay for it.  Sidewalk revealed…
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October 23, 2018 by Stephen Law

Ontario’s former privacy commissioner resigns from Sidewalk Labs

Ontario’s former privacy commissioner has resigned from her consulting role at a company that is preparing to build a high-tech community on Toronto’s waterfront, becoming one of many to step away from the project due to concerns about how personal…
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October 8, 2018 by The Canadian Press, Toronto

Sidewalk Labs advisory panel member quits

Saadia Muzaffar resigns citing “deep dismay” and ``profound concern” regarding public trust toward the tech project in Toronto
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October 3, 2018 by Rob Gillies, The Associated Press, Toronto

Google’s first urban development raises data concerns

Heated streets will melt ice and snow on contact. Sensors will monitor traffic and protect pedestrians. Driverless shuttles will carry people to their doors.  A unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet is proposing to turn a rundown part of Toronto’s…