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 …

Data privacy 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 …

Data privacy Facial recognition at Indian cafe sparks calls for data protection law

The use of facial recognition technology at a popular Indian cafe chain that triggered a backlash among customers, led to …

Surveillance Facial recognition complicates vote for women in Afghanistan

The first female founder of an Afghan political party has urged the country to rethink the use of facial recognition …

Surveillance Mass surveillance fears as India readies facial recognition system

India is preparing to install a nationwide facial recognition system in an effort to catch criminals and find missing children. …