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The Register

Wearing masks in public interferes with Met Police facial recognition tech

The Guardian

Use of facial recognition causes anger at south Wales football derby

The Guardian

Use of Facial recognition at South Wales derby 'a step too far'

The Guardian

UK police's facial recognition technology breaches human rights laws

The Telegraph

UK Police ask homeowners to create a network of doorbell cameras

The Guardian

UK may lose access to EU data after a series of scandals

The Guardian

UK makes impossible Europol database demands in EU talks

EDPB

Thirty-first EDPB Plenary (held remotely)

Express & Star

Staffordshire Police accused of making secret requests to NHS over mental health of complainants

Scottish Legal News

Scottish Police use of Cyber Kiosks raised with UN in human rights report

EDPB

Post-Brexit adequacy agreement at risk due to UK-US data deal

Digit

Police in Scotland to begin controversial roll-out of Cyber-Kiosk devices

The Times

Police in Scotland agree to share data on dangerous offenders

The Guardian

Police in need of guidance to use data and AI tech

The Register

Police crack encrypted chat service leading to 750 UK arrests

The Guardian

Police breached drink-driver rights by retaining his DNA

The Guardian

Phone seizures in rape investigation to be reviewed

Royal College of Policing

New Code of Practice for Law Enforcement Data Service

The Guardian

Met Police remove hundreds of names from gangs matrix

The Times

Met Police remove almost 1,000 names from gangs matrix

The Register

Met Police live facial recognition false positive rate is 88%

The Guardian

London's Facial recognition cameras have put us all in an identity parade

The Guardian

London Met police begin use of live facial recognition technology

ICO

ICO statement on Metropolitan Police Service facial recognition announcement

ICO

ICO publishes findings on mobile phone extraction by police

The Verge

IBM to end offering, developing, researching facial recognition technology

The Register

Hacker spared prison after Police find almost 9,000 cardiac images

European Parliament

EU requires data protection guarantees before exchanging fingerprints

The Intercept_

EU Police planning network of live facial recognition databases

TechCrunch

Employees demand Google stop selling tech to police

E&T

Body cameras investigation reveals challenges for UK police

The Guardian

Biometrics commissioner confirms he does not support use of facial recognition by Met Police

The Guardian

Activists cover faces to beat Met surveillance

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