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Experts warn ArriveCAN app could be violating constitutionally protected rights – National
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Experts warn ArriveCAN app could be violating constitutionally protected rights – National

A recent glitch in the controversial ArriveCAN app that sent fully vaccinated travellers erroneous messages saying they needed to quarantine affected more than 10,000 people, according to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). The extent of the glitch, which was revealed in a statement sent to Global News by the CBSA, represents 0.7 per cent of the typical number of cross-border travellers each week.Global News has also learned it took the government 12 days to notify travellers of the error. Read more: Federal privacy commissioner investigating controversial ArriveCAN app This is troubling to some data and privacy experts who say the app may be violating the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which protects the right to move freely. Story continues ...