Vending Machine Malfunction


A recent application error revealed that a vending machine had been tracking and recording students at a University. Invenda, the vending machine manufacturer responsible for this incident, claims that the technology is compliant with GDPR and the European Union’s privacy standards. Still, it is unclear whether it meets Canadian standards. The University of Waterloo pledged in a statement to remove the Invenda machines “as soon as possible.” This comes as a result of the privacy concerns students face when interacting with Invenda vending machines.

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