Law enforcement 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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  • 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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  • 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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