Surveillance and Human Rights

  • Oct292020

    Surveillance Arbitration in the Era of Digital Policing

    In their latest article, published in Theoretical Criminology (29 October 2020), Professor Pete Fussey and Dr Ajay Sandhu analyse the…

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  • Oct132020

    ‘Assisted’ Facial Recognition and the Reinvention of Suspicion and Discretion in Digital Policing

    Automated facial recognition (AFR) surveillance has emerged as a particularly controversial technology among the growing armoury of digital policing tools. …

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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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  • May222020

    The COVID-19 Pandemic: Five urgent principles for leaving no one behind through technology

    This post first appeared on the Universal Rights Group website. The UN Secretary General has characterised the pandemic as a…

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  • Apr302020

    Contact-tracing Apps and Human Rights

    This post originally appeared on the EJIL: Talk! blog. The Covid-19 pandemic engages the full spectrum of states’ human rights…

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  • Dec312019

    Creating Human Rights principles for intelligence oversight

    Research has continued on intelligence oversight with ongoing collaboration with the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office. This initiative comprised a number…

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  • Dec312019

    Exploring the Demands for Data and Technology by the Users of Digital Policing

    Researchers Daniel Marciniak and Prof Pete Fussey have completed an ethnography of digital policing in the New Orleans Police Department…

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  • Dec312019

    Reporting on Live Facial Recognition Trials

    In July, Prof Pete Fussey and Dr Daragh Murray published their Independent Report of Metropolitan Police Service’s trials of Live…

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