Author archive for Pete Fussey

  • Mar252021

    GCHQ’s Ethical Approach to AI: An Initial Human Rights-Based Response

    This post originally appeared on the about:intel website on 5 March 2021. The UK’s intelligence and security agency (GCHQ) recently…

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  • Aug182020

    When an Algorithm Gets It Wrong – Pete Fussey Interviewed for Police and Facial Recognition Podcast by MIT Technology Review

    Project Co-Director Prof Pete Fussey was recently interviewed for ‘When an Algorithm Gets It Wrong’, the first in a four-part…

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  • Aug042020

    The ‘Uberization of Policing’? How Police Negotiate and Operationalise Predictive Policing Technology

    Predictive policing generally refers to police work that utilises strategies, algorithmic technologies, and big data to generate near-future predictions about…

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  • Jul032019

    HRBDT Researchers Launch New Report on London Metropolitan Police’s Trial of Live Facial Recognition Technology

    A new report by researchers from the Human Rights, Big Data & Technology Project, based at the University of Essex…

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  • Jul032018

    Quick Comment on UK Draft Data Retention and Acquisition Regulations 2018 and the Definition of ‘Serious Crime’ for Bulk Surveillance Powers

    The UK Government has published the Draft Data Retention and Acquisition Regulations 2018, which propose changes to the Investigatory Powers…

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  • May172018

    Police are using big data to profile young people, putting them at risk of discrimination

    Originally published in The Conversation on 16 May 2018. Amnesty International has raised a series of human rights issues in…

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  • Feb022016

    After Paris, it’s traditional detective work that will keep us safe, not mass surveillance

    Published on The Conversation on 19 November 2015.  Before the dust has even settled from the attacks on Paris, familiar…

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