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Scottish Biometrics Commissioner welcomes Ryder Review, could oversee prisons

The Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Dr. Brian Plastow says he welcomes the publication of an independent review into biometric data and…

 

Scot committee likes Biometrics Commissioner’s data ideas; suggests he expand vision

Having drafted a code of practice for biometric use by three Scottish law enforcement agencies earlier this month, that nation’s…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner offers praise, caution after gov’s police oversight reversal

The UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson approves of the government’s decision to not delegate oversight of police…

 

Facial recognition planned for UK schools without Biometrics Commissioner consultation

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson says he was not consulted over plans drafted by the Department for…

 

Scotland’s biometrics commissioner finishes decision framework for law enforcement

Scotland’s first biometrics commissioner has drafted a ‘world-first’ statutory code of practice for the use of biometric data in policing…

 

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Commissioner asks pointed questions of vendors

Biometric surveillance raises a whole series of questions about ethics and public acceptance that go far beyond data protection and…

 

UK biometrics commissioner warns license plate recognition could erode public trust in surveillance

Developments in license plate recognition and the technology’s spread could undermine the public’s trust in the system and surveillance more…

 

Police biometrics, surveillance ‘too complex’ to treat as data processing: UK commissioners

A letter from the UK’s biometrics and surveillance camera commissioners which lodges their warnings that police use of biometrics is…

 

UK government plan to ‘absorb’ biometrics regulator rebutted by Commissioner

A “once-in-this-generation opportunity” to build public trust in police use of surveillance and biometrics through reformed practices could be missed…

 

UK Surveillance Camera and Biometrics Commissioner pans proposed role changes

That the right to life and freedom from degrading treatment are related to police uses of biometrics, but not protected…

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