Privacy Advisor

CATSA PIA Response

In January, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released its response to a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) completed by the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) in anticipation of the deployment of millimetre wave (MMW) screening technology at selected Canadian airports. The adoption of this technology, which shows the outline of an individual’s body beneath their clothing, has been the source of much discussion due to its perceived invasiveness.

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