If surveillance cameras are to be kept in line, the rules will have to keep pace with technology – William Webster

17 03 2017

Image 20170314 10724 1e3fqhlIt has been said that Britain has more surveillance cameras than any other country in the world. This proliferation of CCTV cameras led the government to establish a surveillance camera commissioner responsible for overseeing their governance – the only country in the world to do so. Read the rest of this entry »





Bringing Data Protection Home? The CJEU rules on data protection law and home CCTV – Lorna Woods

17 12 2014

cctvDoes EU data protection law apply to home CCTV cameras? The CJEU addressed that issue yesterday in the judgment in Case C-212/13 Ryneš v. Úřad pro ochranuosobníchúdajů. In its judgment, the Fourth Chamber of the Court agrees with the Advocate-General’s opinion (discussed here), although it avoids some of the difficult questions hinted at in that opinion. Read the rest of this entry »