BBC Radio Essex Interview – Surveillance Technology

BBC Radio Essex Interview – Surveillance Technology
May 3, 2019 HRBDT

Professor Pete Fussey was recently interviewed on BBC Radio Essex talking about his role leading the new human rights, data and technology strand of the National Surveillance Camera Strategy.
Pete described how digital innovation has driven the development of ever more sophisticated surveillance tools. But their increased use, coupled with the development of new technologies such as drones, face recognition and body worn cameras, has resulted in an increased need to ensure that technology used to uphold public safety is proportionate and appropriate and also respects our rights and freedoms.

The full interview is available here (from 36:30 minutes):

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0765gfc