Browsing All Posts filed under »Law«

Police Body Cameras and Face Recognition point to Perpetual Surveillance

March 26, 2017

0

Police body cameras are widely seen as a way to improve law enforcement’s transparency with the public. But when mixed with police use of facial-recognition tools, the prospect of continual surveillance comes with big risks to privacy.

Your Personal Data Can Be Bought For Tiny Fractions of a Penny So Why Do We Value It So Highly?

October 30, 2016

0

The disparity between the value that people place on their personal information and how much it can be bought for online is shocking. In a survey from credit comparison site TotallyMoney.com the company reveals how little your privacy is worth. TotallyMoney spoke to UK consumers to find out how much they would be prepared to […]

Cricket Laws Get the Handy App Treatment

August 14, 2016

0

Custodians of the sport Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) have released the first ever Laws of Cricket app. If you want to know your cover point from your silly mid-off, here’s where it’s at. It had to happen – from my perspective anyway – because listening to BBC’s Test Match Special and trying to imagine the […]

Maker Faire 2014: Cory Doctorow trashes DRM as the death of maker culture and open source

May 9, 2014

1

Maker Faire UK 2014 was a forum for open source thinking and featured the internet activist Cory Doctorow, who warned of the dangers of installing digital rights management (DRM) into the new version of HTML5. Hear what he had to say about DRM, spying and the death of maker culture. Cory Doctorow is an internet activist, […]

Secrecy loves irony: the NSA’s agony aunt and Snowden hits the conferences

April 20, 2014

0

Anybody getting hot under the collar about the US National Security Agency (NSA) and Britain’s GCHQ getting all buddy buddy and exchanging everyone’s personal information and undermining the integrity of the internet, it’s time you lightened up. The agency has. I mean who couldn’t crack a smile about the news that the NSA has it’s […]

British Science Festival 2013: Supermen and the art of vigilantism

September 27, 2013

0

Superhero comics and graphic novels have a lot to answer for. At least if you take their message as anything more than a colourful comment on society. Simplistically speaking, heroes like Iron Man, Spiderman, Elektra or Black Widow are fighters of the good fight meting out justice to criminals. They dress almost exclusively in lurid […]

Sophia Maria

My mind is as elaborate as the solar system.

サーフ

surfing & performance

Josep Goded

Seeking Truth

Business and Book

A Blog About the Book Industry and Relevant Business Issues

I ❤ Old Games!

Retrogaming & other stuff

Scientific Babble

Day to day, relatable science.

ashbotandsparki

programming blog based on my intro to programming through my cute little robot Sparki (Arcbotics)

UniGrip Pro Universal Smartphone Tripod Mounting System

Connect Your Smartphones to Tripods, Light Kits and More with UniGrip Pro

alexcoxfilms

Alex Cox on Bill, Tombstone Rashomon, and more...