privacy issues


Cameroon’s largest city switches on live facial recognition video surveillance programme

Live facial recognition is now in place across Douala, Cameroon’s largest city, in a move designed to reduce urban crime rates. Read More

UK retailer Co-Op’s use of facial recognition cameras faces legal challenge from privacy campaigners

Privacy campaigners have mounted a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office over uses of facial recognition in Co-Op stores. Read More

ICO publishes new guidance on domestic CCTV following multiple cases of misuse

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published new guidance clarifying the law on domestic CCTV use in and around people’s homes. Read More

Politicians voice privacy concerns about US border remote video surveillance plans

Proposals to erect remote video surveillance towers on the US-Canadian border have come under attack from state officials and politicians. Read More

How 5G is set to impact video surveillance and the wider physical security industry

With the rollout of 5G mobile communications accelerating. Ron Alalouff examines the impact it will likely have on physical security. Read More

Getting the balance right: Tony Porter discusses surveillance and civil liberties

Former Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter discusses the balance between implementing surveillance camera technology and civil liberties. Read More

Former Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter to join facial recognition tech provider Corsight AI

The former Surveillance Camera Commissioner for England and Wales, Tony Porter, has been announced as Chief Privacy Officer for Corsight AI. Read More

Growth in global mass surveillance linked to COVID tracing measures

IFSEC Global reports on the growth in global mass surveillance linked to COVID tracing measures, highlighted by the mass media during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Will the coronavirus force us to compromise on privacy?

Toni Vitale, Head of Data Protection at JMW Solicitors, offers his thoughts on the challenges that lay ahead with regards to privacy laws and the protection of data in relation to COVID-19 and surveillance. Read More

How Wearable Tech is Creating Legal Headaches for Regulators and Employers

Will Richmond-Coggan of Pitmans LLP explores the myriad legal issues arising from the use of Google glasses and similar tech in the workplace and society in general. Read More



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