Regulating law enforcement use of automatic facial recognition is a complex area. The Commissioner blogs about the legal framework and the need for regulators and others to work together to ensure that they serve the public interest to the standards they expect, helping those who want to deploy AFR do so within a strong framework of law and guidance
Since my last blog about the National Surveillance Camera Strategy not much time has passed but quite a lot has happened. The working group that I have set up to drive the strategy forward has now met to discuss how …
Principle one of the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice talks about surveillance cameras being used for a legitimate aim to meet a pressing need.
CCTV is everywhere in the UK – up to 6 million CCTV cameras according to a British Security Industry Association report in 2013.
Welcome to my brand new blog – I’m Tony Porter and this is my first ever blog post in my role as Surveillance Camera Commissioner, my first blog ever actually!