They include a lack of “independent oversight” and an “insufficient role” for the city, Brian Beamish wrote in a letter to Stephen Diamond, Waterfront Toronto’s board chair. The letter, first reported by The Globe and Mail, called the Urban Data Trust—the entity the company has proposed creating to oversee data collection—“problematic” because its mandate would overlap those of existing privacy regulators. Both Waterfront Toronto and Sidewalk Labs told The Logic they welcomed the feedback. (The Logic)
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