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February 16, 2010  12:56 PM

More silliness about body scanners

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Biometrics, privacy, Security, Surveillance, technologies

The Nudatrons* are back in the news again, as the Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned that their use in UK airports may...

February 4, 2010  9:46 AM

Think your web browsing’s anonymous? Think again.

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privacy, technologies

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched an interesting new project to highlight just how hard it is to avoid being tracked online.

The project is based upon


January 14, 2010  6:31 PM

Attack of the Nudatrons

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privacy, Security, Surveillance, technologies

The attempted Y-Front bombing of a US-bound flight by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on Christmas Day has been the dominant international news story of the past few weeks. The repercussions for privacy are significant: President Obama has been scathing about security controls and demanded reforms....


November 27, 2009  8:17 AM

Feed me Alan, make me strong!

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crime, identity, politics, privacy, technologies

It had to happen sooner or later - the police have been accused of arresting people solely for the purposes of adding further 'suspects' to the National DNA Database. It's time to revisit why the current approach...


November 26, 2009  9:03 AM

RIPA tears up the right to remain silent

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crime, Data protection, Security, technologies

Chris Williams of the Register has written an excellent analysis of the recent jailing of a schizophrenic man for refusal to release...


October 20, 2009  5:25 PM

DLP and Privacy

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privacy, Surveillance, technologies

I attended a very good session at the RSA Conference Europe in London this...


September 1, 2009  9:16 AM

Banning the ‘I’ word

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identity, identity cards, privacy, technologies

In the excellent Datonomy blog, Roger provides an interesting overview of...


August 13, 2009  9:37 AM

Has the ID Card been hacked?

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identity cards, Security, technologies

Last week the Daily Mail published a feature piece in which it claimed that security expert Adam Laurie had managed to hack an ID Card in 12...


June 16, 2009  5:12 PM

Digital Britain: Is that it?

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technologies

The Digital Britain report is out, and I'm glad I didn't hold my breath waiting for it. Ian has summarised the main recommendations, which appear to consist of propping up...


June 14, 2009  10:39 AM

Grab your Facebook identity before someone else does

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identity, technologies

I don't use Facebook much - there's nothing wrong with it, I suspect I'm just a little too old. My friends aren't big users, so there seems little reason for me to spend time there. However, thanks to Eversheds I...


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