The Metropolitan Police in London have started trialing facial recognition software in Stratford to counter the wave of violence across London. In a live interview on RT UK news (Freeview channel 234) Bill Mew outlines the privacy implications of the
Privacy campaigners have called for Amazon to stop providing facial recognition services to law enforcement agencies in the US. However as Bill Mew explains, it is not realistic for the ACLU to seek to ban the technology or demand that Amazon
Bill participated in the ‘Great Multi-Cloud Debate’ on Disruptive live – it had over 3000 viewers live on Twitter alone, with many others on Youtube and elsewhere watching it both live as also the recorded version as well. Bill
We are at a critical point in the evolution of social media and as platforms such as Twitter start to use advanced algorithms to seek to stamp out trolling, hate and bullying we need to be sure that the artificial
Early trials of facial recognition software in the UK by South Wales Police and the Metropolitan Police have bad a very low success rate in accurately recognizing people on watch lists. The technology needs to improve a great deal before
UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson urges journalists and people with IT and cyber skills to join the Reserve Forces to fight against ‘disinformation’ propagated by Russia. As Bill Mew explains, they are needed for information and cyber warfare.
Facebook is turning on facial recognition in Europe after promising regulators it would drop the technology six years ago, using the new European data protection regulations as an opportunity to collect more information if users opt in to the service.
Bill Mew explains why there needs to be a delicate balance struck between the right to be forgotten, especially in regard to spent criminal convictions where a policy of rehabilitation is usually applied, against the right for people to know
Bill Mew explains why the UK needs to comply with GDPR even if it leaves the EU following Brexit. Following TechUK’s calls for Dr Liam Fox and the UK government to listen to the experts rather than the ideologues, Bill
In the second episode of Point of Privacy on disruptive live – Bill Mew interviews legal experts Frank Jennings (@TheCloud Lawyer) and Eduardo Ustaran (@EUstaran)