Privacy watchdog investigates PHAC's use of Canadians' cellphone location data

  • Publicado el 12 ene 2022
  • Privacy concerns are being raised about the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) buying the location data of Canadian cellphone users. The agency said it wanted to analyze the movement of people during the pandemic.
    The information gathered was "de-identified," meaning no data could be linked to individual Canadians' movements. Although privacy experts say the method is not bulletproof.
    As Mike Le Couteur reports, there are questions about how that data is collected and whether Canadians even knew about it.
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Comentarios • 116

  • curtis herbert
    curtis herbert Hace 10 meses +29

    The government needs to be held accountable.

    • KryssysKingdom
      KryssysKingdom Hace 10 meses +4

      Yes they do.. for this and for all their violations over the past two years

  • Jarrod
    Jarrod Hace 10 meses +46

    The public needs as much honest coverage as possible on exactly how our data is being used and by whom.

  • Michael Private
    Michael Private Hace 10 meses +9

    All the PHAC executives should be fired, along with the cellular company heads

  • KryssysKingdom
    KryssysKingdom Hace 10 meses +8

    This was completely illegal. Time for all the violators to be held accountable for all their dirty misdeeds against the laws that govern our rights and freedoms. International Courts sounds like the solution and for all of them.

  • tammy krzyski
    tammy krzyski Hace 10 meses +9

    We’re not allowed to have conversations in Canada anymore.

  • Sunday Runday
    Sunday Runday Hace 10 meses +15

    Wondering now how many of those “compliant” Canadians, who are putting all blame on the unvaccinated, actually travelled and gathered when they were urged to stay home.

    • Leroi LaPue
      Leroi LaPue Hace 10 meses +5

      people think they will be ok because they "follow the rules" but fail to understand the rules change all the time and everyone is a target

  • #02588 #02588
    #02588 #02588 Hace 10 meses +16

    All social platforms need to be declared public utilities .

  • rucy addm
    rucy addm Hace 10 meses +10

    this is just the beginning of Social Credit System

  • majun26
    majun26 Hace 10 meses +5

    Location data can't be "de-identified"

  • Larry Miller
    Larry Miller Hace 10 meses +5

    Our entire government needs to be flipped upside Down…starting with Tam!!!

  • Mike D.
    Mike D. Hace 10 meses +25

    What does the "privacy watchdog" have to say about vaccine passports?

    • 12345678hgjghjvg
      12345678hgjghjvg Hace 10 meses

      ​@Nick it is for our safety :) love the science/health cult. what a great improvement from dark age

    • 12345678hgjghjvg
      12345678hgjghjvg Hace 10 meses

      your medical history is not a privacy during only case number pandemic. so this si not their job

    • Maya
      Maya Hace 10 meses +5

      Haha good one!

  • Just Another Manic Gamer
    Just Another Manic Gamer Hace 10 meses +27

    Maybe carrier should be paying us. 😬

  • Justin Turdo
    Justin Turdo Hace 10 meses +25

    Trudeau for prison 2022

  • BeHonestwithyourself
    BeHonestwithyourself Hace 10 meses +13

    You get what vote for people. Is this how we want government to spend our tax money?

  • Henry Kung
    Henry Kung Hace 10 meses +2

    De identified things can be so easy you just replace PII with random values. And it would be 100% impossible to re identify.

  • justanopinion
    justanopinion Hace 10 meses +12

    They know what you did last summer.

  • KryssysKingdom
    KryssysKingdom Hace 10 meses +16

    Class action maybe? perhaps 33 million other Canadians would like to join 🤷🏻‍♀️

  • Liquid Bacon
    Liquid Bacon Hace 10 meses +7

    How about we track everything politicians do and say and give that to the public.

    • Leroi LaPue
      Leroi LaPue Hace 10 meses +1

      wouldn't that be interesting?? I bet we would go back to having no government like it should be real fast!

  • steve harrigan
    steve harrigan Hace 10 meses +7

    I have never owned a cell phone. No tattoos. Obviously, this is not my real name.

  • Joe
    Joe Hace 10 meses +25

    Snowden warned us about this. But no one gave a f.

    • Leroi LaPue
      Leroi LaPue Hace 10 meses +2

      because people don't understand new technology and just ignore it...all they care about is what's fashionable, the new I-phone junk

  • RhondaDaBlonda
    RhondaDaBlonda Hace 10 meses +6

    Pretty scary stuff! There is more than meets the eye!

  • Jason Hall
    Jason Hall Hace 10 meses +6

    Health Canada now knows I just flushed my phone down the toilet. This is nutz..

  • Omomo
    Omomo Hace 10 meses +5

    So they care about this but not about vaccination passports. Ya ok..🤥🤥🤥 3 Pinocchio’s for this.

  • Lance Nygaard
    Lance Nygaard Hace 10 meses

    Time for accountability. Lock them up!!!!!!

  • Jamieshane Bell
    Jamieshane Bell Hace 9 meses

    As an unvaccinated Canadian how is this going to convince me to get's convinced me the complete opposite

  • Flash Gordon
    Flash Gordon Hace 10 meses +2

    Leave your cell phone home. We all need to cut the umbilicus to the government.

  • Weedia (WeTheMedia)
    Weedia (WeTheMedia) Hace 10 meses +4

    Buy a Faraday cage, keep Your mobile device inside unless you're using it

  • Mama Lit
    Mama Lit Hace 10 meses +3

    Mad yet? Do you see it yet? What’s it going to take my dear brothers and sisters? When’s it enough?

  • Kajzer Soze
    Kajzer Soze Hace 10 meses +8

    Every time I leave my house, I leave my phone at home.(during lock down ) if you are quarantine and have to leave, pay cash ONLY.... They track your financials too.


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  • ifitscool
    ifitscool Hace 10 meses +1

    Nothing will happen cause Canadians are too occupied with their own lives.
    I know, I live here. Moved from toronto after 30 years because of this movement of woke authoritarianism.
    We NEED to take our country back!

  • todd hut
    todd hut Hace 10 meses

    These nwo puppets need to be removed and held accountable for their many crimes

  • jake
    jake Hace 9 meses

    If my information is worth money shouldnt I be entitled to some of that? it is uniquely mine

  • Tanya Wall
    Tanya Wall Hace 10 meses +7

    Sounds like communism to me 😒

  • ransom182
    ransom182 Hace 10 meses

    Nationalize the damn telecoms.

  • K C
    K C Hace 10 meses

    PHAC influenced by B&MGtes Foundation.

  • blitz
    blitz Hace 10 meses +5

    only wife should be able to use this and no one else

  • Me
    Me Hace 7 meses

    A joke of a country when I have enough money im out of here

  • Tomato Potato
    Tomato Potato Hace 10 meses

    John Mcaffee is laughing.

  • V T
    V T Hace 10 meses

    Nothing will come of this

  • Justin M
    Justin M Hace 10 meses

    this is why we need bitcoin and decentralization

  • Peter Bardy
    Peter Bardy Hace 10 meses


  • bfdi
    bfdi Hace 10 meses +1

    Krakistan coming to a city near you!!!🤬

  • Makedonac007
    Makedonac007 Hace 10 meses +1

    Global whispers you sleep At night....
    PRIVY PRIVY PAID FOR ...g.night

  • Boss Bird | Financial Consulting

    no mobile phone, no worries! got rid of mine in 2009. the fact that telcos are selling location data is very concerning. what happened to their so called "strict" privacy policies? I wonder who's the worst offender was this time: Bell or Rogers?

    • Katherine 906
      Katherine 906 Hace 10 meses +2

      I can’t even get a job without a mobile phone

    • Boss Bird | Financial Consulting
      Boss Bird | Financial Consulting Hace 10 meses

      @Megan Asher simple :) walk :) you cant escape all forms of digital tracking but at least we can make it more difficult.

    • Megan Asher
      Megan Asher Hace 10 meses +1

      How new is your vehicle? They're probably tracking you with its GPS.

    • Julie Levesque
      Julie Levesque Hace 10 meses +1

      @Roartary Good to know but I am in Canada so I will check with my provider. I think I am on 4G network but will do some research. Even if I am forced to have a Smart Phone...will not have internet on it. I will continue to just use my laptop and never synchronize the 2 devices.

    • alias fakename
      alias fakename Hace 10 meses

      @Roartary you're listing American companies, the only one available here is Verizon.

  • Jamie Black
    Jamie Black Hace 10 meses +5

    Both cost saving and liberating, ask yourself do I need a smart phone or just a burner flip phone or none at all....I never leave the house anyway, anymore....🤔

    • Leroi LaPue
      Leroi LaPue Hace 10 meses +4

      We need a revival or real men and women who just live their lives without nanny gov breathing down their necks

  • theflyer99
    theflyer99 Hace 7 meses

    peeping tom ....i guess they have nothing better to do in that building

  • Heart Dwellers
    Heart Dwellers Hace 10 meses +4

    The harvest has begun! (Matthew 13:30) "... repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand" (Matthew 3:1-2) God demands repentance from everyone, for "there is no righteous man on earth who does good and does not sin" (Eccl. 7:20)..."
    “None is righteous, no, not one; no one understands; no one seeks for God. All have turned aside; together they have become worthless; no one does good,
    not even one.”(Rom. 3:10-12).
    "And as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be in the days of the Son of Man: they
    ate, drank, married, married, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed everyone.
    Just as it was in the days of Lot: they ate, drank, bought, sold, planted, built; but on the day that Lot left Sodom, a rain of fire and brimstone fell from heaven and destroyed everyone; so it will be on the day when the Son of Man appears. On that day, whoever is on the roof, and his things are in the house, do not go down to take them; and whoever is in the field, also do not turn back. Remember Lotova's wife.
    Whoever saves his soul will destroy it; and whoever destroys it will revive it.
    I tell you: that night there will be two on the same bed: one will take, and the other will remain; two will grind together: one will take, and the other will remain; two will be in the field: one will take, and the other will remain."
    (Luke 17:26-36)
    "Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour at which the Son of Man will come."
    (Matthew 25:13)
    10 And he said to me, Seal not the words of the prophecy of this book; for the time is at hand.
    11 Let the unrighteous still do unrighteousness; let the unclean still be defiled; let the righteous still do righteousness, and let the holy one be sanctified still.
    12 Behold, I am coming soon, and my retribution is with me, to reward everyone according to his deeds.
    13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the First and the Last.
    14 Blessed are those who keep his commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life and enter the city through the gates.
    15 But outside are dogs, and sorcerers, and adulterers, and murderers, and idolaters, and everyone who loves and does unrighteousness.
    16 I, Jesus, have sent my angel to witness these things to you in the churches. I am the root and descendant of David, the bright and morning star.
    17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come! And let him who hears say: Come! Let him who is thirsty come, and let him who is willing take the water of life for free.
    18 And I also testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds anything to them, God will put on him the plagues that are written in this book;
    19 And if anyone takes away anything from the words of this book of prophecy, God will take away from him his participation in the book of life, and in the holy city, and in what is written in this book.
    20 He who bears witness to this says, "To her, I am coming soon!" Amen. To her, come, Lord Jesus!
    21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ is with you all. Amen."
    (Revelation of John the Theologian, 22:10-21)
    "If we say that we have no sin- we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us." (1 John 1:8)
    "Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out" (Acts 3:19)

  • Audry Snyder
    Audry Snyder Hace 8 meses


  • Gamer Thomi
    Gamer Thomi Hace 10 meses +1

    Well im here. I be here..come visit.

  • Roartary
    Roartary Hace 10 meses +1

    For all who think that they’ll just use a flip phone. Your days are numbered because
    AT&T announced that it will finish shutting down its 3G network by February 2022.
    Verizon announced that will finish shutting down its 3G network by December 31, 2022.
    T-Mobile announced that it will finish shutting down Sprint’s 3G CDMA network by March 31, 2022 and Sprint’s 4G LTE network by June 30, 2022. It also announced it will shut down T-Mobile’s 3G UMTS network by July 1, 2022, but has not yet announced a shutdown date for its 2G network.

  • 12345678hgjghjvg
    12345678hgjghjvg Hace 10 meses +3

    everyone claim down. it is for our safety so it is no big deal.

    • Langley Believer
      Langley Believer Hace 10 meses

      It has nothing to do with safety. The government just wants data in the future for any " non compliance"

    • Julio Gonzo
      Julio Gonzo Hace 10 meses +4

      If they were actually concerned with public safety we wouldn't be in the position we are now

    • George Simon
      George Simon Hace 10 meses +9

      Good communist.