Law enforcement research

  • 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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  • Oct172018

    HRBDT provides evidence to The Law Society’s Public Policy Technology and Law Commission

    On 25 July 2018, Lorna McGregor gave evidence to The Law Society’s Public Policy Technology and Law Commission.  The Law…

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  • Oct022018

    HRBDT at Policy Roundtable on Application of Responsible AI: Opportunities for Policing

    On 17 November 2017, Pete Fussey participated in a Reform policy roundtable discussion in London on ‘Application of Responsible AI: Opportunities…

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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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  • May212018

    Four ways your Google searches and social media affect your opportunities in life

    By Lorna McGregor, Daragh Murray and Vivian Ng Originally published in The Conversation on 21 May 2018. Whether or not you realise…

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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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  • Dec012017

    HRBDT at Policy Roundtable on Application of Responsible AI: Opportunities for Policing

    On 17 November 2017, Pete Fussey participated in a Reform policy roundtable discussion in London on ‘Application of Responsible AI:…

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  • Nov012017

    Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and the Rule of Law

    On 9 October 2017, Lorna McGregor participated in a debate on ‘Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and the Rule of Law’,…

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  • Aug082017

    Vicarious Trauma of the Private Counter-Terror Workforce: Extending the Duty of Care

    Communities used to gather on street corners, sidewalks, parks and public squares. Today, social media platforms are increasingly the forum…

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