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BC Commissioner Voices Concern Over Services Card

PRIVACY LAW

February 15, 2013

Last week, British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham voiced concern over the launch of the new BC Services Card that aims to put British Columbians’ personal information all on one card while improving access to online government services, Global News reports. Denham said the new cards could put personal data at risk and has asked for more security safeguards to be in place before the cards’ issuance. Other critics have asked that the public be given more information about the cards overall before being required to use them.
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