Article 29 WP highlights dangers of facial recognition technologies

At the end of last month the Article 29 Working Party (WP) adopted a new opinion (PDF) on developments in biometric technologies. Almost ten years ago the WP wrote its first report on this matter, but since then the availability, cost, effectiveness and use of these technologies has “dramatically changed”, according to the body of […]

EUI Conference – ‘European Internal Security’

On 25 April, Prof. Martin Scheinin (SURVEILLE coordinator) and Ms. Maria Grazia Porcedda (EUI team member) took part in the panel ‘Cyber-security and Cybercrime’ within the Jean Monnet Conference on ‘European Internal Security’ at the European University Institute. Professor Scheinin, together with Professor Sartor, commented on the presentations given by the panelists, featuring Ms Maria […]