Getty Images is now using an 'Enhanced Release' form, which prompts photo models to consent to the use of biometrics like facial data.
Travelers to the country are having their biometric data given to private companies under a program recently uncovered by civil rights advocates.
Thousands of Facebook users can now collect up to $400 from Facebook's settlement fund for a class action lawsuit that alleged that the social media giant violated Illinois's biometric privacy law.
“For a prosperous and pluralistic country like Canada … borders cannot be barriers. Still, they must be filters, effective filters,” Prime Minister Stephen Harper said at a press conference in Toronto on Thursday.