Biometrics Why is the debate on biometrics and surveillance important now?

What's so dangerous about biometrics' collecting and surveillance? Stephanie Hare, Author of Technology Ethics, suggests that George Orwell's vision of …

Podcast Contact tracing apps – can a loss of privacy ever be temporary?

On this week’s teissPodcast we discuss “contact tracing apps” - the smartphone software which - according to the health secretary, …

Surveillance Coronavirus: location-tracking apps could stop the disease – here’s how

Nearly half of the world’s population is now locked down in their homes to avoid spreading the coronavirus. With a …

Surveillance Do we – the public – have a voice in the facial recognition debate?

Stephanie Hare, Author of Technology Ethics, highlights that it's difficult to know how our data is being captured, used for …

Surveillance Privacy fears as India hand stamps suspected coronavirus cases

People suspected of having the coronavirus in India have received hand stamps and are being tracked using their mobile phones …

Surveillance Coronavirus: South Korea’s success in controlling disease is due to its acceptance of surveillance

South Korea has been widely praised for its management of the outbreak and spread of the coronavirus disease COVID-19. The …

Biometrics Isn’t facial recognition technology just like CCTV?

Stephanie Hare, Author of Technology Ethics, debunks some myths around facial recognition. Watch this video filmed at teissLondon2020 where she …

Surveillance Coronavirus controls increase surveillance ‘danger’

The coronavirus outbreak has enabled authorities from China to Russia to increase surveillance and clamp down on free speech, with …

Surveillance WhatsApp takes step toward winning spyware lawsuit after Israeli company no-show

WhatsApp has taken a step toward winning its widely publicized lawsuit against the NSO Group after the Israeli spyware merchant …

Surveillance How cameras in public spaces might change how we think

Facial recognition is increasingly being used in many countries around the world. In some cases the take up has been dramatic. As a …

Surveillance Facial recognition is spreading faster than you realise…

The UK is currently witnessing a tug of war over facial recognition. On the streets of London and in South Wales, live systems …

Data privacy Barclays backtracks on staff surveillance system after criticism

Barclays is changing a system it was piloting that tracks how employees spend their time at work, after critical media …