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sidewalk labs

Google's web browser becomes surveillance software; reverse mortgages soar in Canada.
We need a hard discussion about data, surveillance and infrastructure. But we aren't getting much more than urban planning platitudes and jargon.
Sidewalk Toronto isn't a project about urban planning. It's about a private sector firm building itself into our infrastructure and harvesting our data.
The more open the data, the greater the potential for civic innovation.
Sidewalk Labs wants to imagine cities "from the internet up."