Sunday, August 14, 2022
spot_img

Competition watchdog probes complaint about political parties’ data use

Canada’s competition watchdog is looking into a complaint about the data-harvesting practices of the main federal political parties.

In its complaint to the commissioner of competition, the Centre for Digital Rights flagged what it calls the large-scale misuse of big data and targeted digital advertising of the Liberal, Conservative and New Democratic parties.

The centre, established by businessman and philanthropist Jim Balsillie, released a letter today from the Competition Bureau saying it had begun an investigation of the complaint.

Related Articles

Subscribe
Notify of
guest

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest Articles

0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x