The New York Times experiment with Google has put remarkable augmented and virtual reality technologies centre stage for publishers. The tech never fails to startle, even though the NYT approach is quite clunky using expensive bespoke videos and … [Read more...] about Easy augmented reality for your publication – a simpler version of the New York Times VR #DNRoadshow
I gave evidence to the Commons Culture Media and Sport Select Committee Inquiry into BBC Charter Review on Wednesday 25 November. The committee asked me to give evidence on transparency and the BBC and the BBC giving away its public service material … [Read more...] about Will the BBC bring forwards its own transparency proposals in Charter Review?
It appears that the Met Police might hold a local copy of the national ANPR feed going back to 2012. This appears to have been put in place as a CT measure during the Olympics, on the understanding (agreed with the ICO) that it would be deleted … [Read more...] about ANPR – should the MPS be hanging on to national vehicle movements data from 2012?
The Surveillance Camera Commissioner has put a series of tough questions to the police forces that operate the ANPR system following disturbing revelations in my FOI work. Commissioner Tony Porter said in a speech to the ANPR user group … [Read more...] about Regulator puts tough questions to police on ANPR governance following my FOI
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I have written before about governance of police data in my role as a former member of the Crime and Justice Sector Transparency Panel. The automatic number plate recognition system in the UK is huge - as many as ten billion number plate reads a … [Read more...] about ANPR – concerns about governance and legality of data retention