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UK Biometrics Commissioner: Hikvision in social control surveillance joint enterprise with Chinese State

Hikvision is contracted for 21 years for joint enterprises with the Chinese State on social control projects in Xinjiang Autonomous…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner wades into Foreign Affairs’ ban of Hikvision products

The UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Professor Fraser Sampson has responded to a letter published by Chinese camera manufacturer…

 

Increase DNA and fingerprint collection, UK Biometrics Commissioner urges police

Police are not collecting all the biometric data they are expected to, and at the same time have yet to…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner discusses digital technology use in public coronavirus tracking

The use of symptom tracking, contact tracing applications, and digital immunity certificates to monitor and contain COVID-19 do not fall…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner criticizes UK police for not revealing facial recognition plans

The UK Biometrics Commissioner has criticized the Home Office and police for failing to address key privacy issues relating to…

 

UK biometrics commissioner criticizes plans for custody images database

The UK’s Biometrics Commissioner has condemned the government’s response to a High Court ruling from 2012, stating that the mass…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner releases annual report

UK Biometrics Commissioner Alastair R. MacGregor publicly released his first annual report yesterday. The Biometrics Commissioner is independent of the…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner issues consultation responses

A recent UK Home Office consultation sought views on new guidance for police chief constables considering applications from the public…

 

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…

 

UK pitches less oversight for Surveillance, who-knows-what for Biometrics Commissioner role

Tucked away on page 141 of 146, questions number 409 and 410 of the UK government’s data reform consultation document…

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