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How do you consent to the collection of your data as you stroll through a neighbourhood?

That's just one of the questions digital rights advocate Bianca Wylie has this week after Google's sister company, Sidewalk Labs, signed an agreement to plan and build a high-tech district along the city's waterfront.

The details of exactly what will be a part of the district, known as Quayside, are still being worked out.

"There's a lot of exciting examples around autonomous vehicles, underground garbage robots [and] green energy infrastructure," said Wylie, co-founder of Tech Reset Canada and a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance...

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