Facial recognition research

  • Sep112020

    Essex Expertise Informs Facial Recognition Decision

    The expertise and leading-edge research of three Essex academics has informed a landmark judgment on police use of facial recognition.…

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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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  • Apr222020

    Right On – The Wednesday Web Chat

    The HRBDT project is supporting a new digital initiative that aims to keep the Human Rights dialogue going during the…

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  • Mar052020

    Discussion Series: Live Facial Recognition

    In July 2019 researchers from the Human Rights Big Data and Technology Project published the first independently-funded academic report into…

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  • Sep102019

    HRBDT Public Panel Discussion: “Facial Recognition and Human Rights” 10 September 2019

    On 10 September the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project hosted a panel discussion at The Royal Society on…

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  • Aug142019

    BBC Radio 4 Interview – Facial Recognition

    Dr Daragh Murray was recently interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s PM programme.  Daragh highlighted the human rights and public interest considerations…

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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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  • May032019

    BBC Radio Essex Interview – Surveillance Technology

    Professor Pete Fussey was recently interviewed on BBC Radio Essex talking about his role leading the new human rights, data…

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  • Sep052017

    ‘Doxing’ and White Nationalists’ Right to Privacy

    Introduction The recent clash in Charlottesville, Virginia between rival protestors over a statue memorialising a general in the Confederate Army…

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