🤔 Toronto approves Google’s surveillance city, despite leaks revealing Orwellian plans

Liked Toronto approves Google’s surveillance city, despite leaks revealing Orwellian plans (Boing Boing)

Yesterday, Waterfront Toronto unanimously approved the continuation of Sidewalk Labs’s plans for “Quayside,” a privatised, surveillance-oriented “smart city” that has been mired in controversy since its earliest days, including secret bullying campaignsmass resignations of privacy advisorslies that drastically understated the scope of the projectcivil liberties lawsuits, and denunciations by the indigenous elders who were consulted on the project.

 

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