OECD countries adopted the first agreement on safeguarding privacy when accessing personal data for national security and law enforcement purposes.
The ICO has called for police and prosecutors to immediately stop collecting vast amounts of sensitive personal information from victims of rape.
These guidelines address law makers at EU and national level, as well as lead authorities at implementing and using facial recognition technology systems.
Toolbox on essential data protection safeguards for enforcement cooperation between EEA data protection authorities and competent data protection authorities of third countries.
The facial recognition company Clearview AI is telling investors it’s on track to have 100 billion facial photos in its database within a year.
The watchdog has begun an investigation into the widespread use of a mobile phone app by police forces to covertly record phone calls on their mobile phones.
Law enforcement around the world is apparently getting easier access to data in other countries, thanks to the Council of Europe’s adoption of a flawed new protocol to the Budapest Convention.
The RCMP says it's reviewing the legitimacy of using genetic genealogy to solve cases, but is still using the controversial DNA matching technique in the meantime.
The EU has been accused of contributing to the development of ‘surveillance’ capacities in third countries without considering fundamental rights and data protection.
CNIL has decided to call the Ministry of the Interior to order after observing several failures in the proper maintenance of the automated fingerprint file.