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The Regulation of Face Identification Technology

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I welcome the recent publication of the Big Brother Watch report, concerning face identification technology, as in my view it adds value to a much needed debate on a matter of growing public interest. The public interest demands clear legislation, …

When can you expect to see the SCC’s Buyers Toolkit?

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Alastair Thomas here! I am the project manager responsible for delivery of the Buyers Toolkit (BTK). This work is being progressed as part of the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s National Surveillance Camera Strategy. It is being provided to assist small and …

Relevant Authorities – If you are operating Surveillance Camera Systems in public in England and Wales. Are you assured as to your legal responsibilities?

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As an operator of a surveillance camera system you are faced with a framework of legal and regulatory requirements and industry standards, some of which place statutory responsibilities upon you in connection with the use of those systems depending upon …

Less than seven days to go!

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In conjunction with CRISP (Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy) and my office we are holding a Question Time style event at London School of Economics set for a 6.00pm start and 8.00 pm finish on Wednesday 21st …

A Buyers Toolkit – “How can I get what I really need, rather than what they want to sell me?”

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Alastair Thomas here! As project manager, I want to use this guest blog to tell you more about the Buyers Toolkit currently being prepared for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that are thinking about buying surveillance camera systems. The toolkit …