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- RT @RaviNa1k: Does anyone know if there is a published DPIA for manual contact track & tracing? Seems fraught with similar concerns as the… 12 hours ago
- RT @cori_crider: Is test and trace scheme data going into the Palantir/Amazon/Microsoft/Faculty et al datastore? Vital to know. Or is a dif… 12 hours ago
- RT @KitzingerCelia: Just observed phone hearing. Lots of interesting+useful stuff, but PLEASE can observers be told who they are listening… 12 hours ago
- RT @BrightonSanct: Great to see these posters about #COVID19 support in Brighton & Hove in community languages. Look out for them in shops… 14 hours ago
- RT @KitzingerCelia: Sent 6 emails asking for access to Court of Protection hearings outside of London today - but only have access to one i… 14 hours ago
- Press Gazette: Police force behind Newsnight laptop seizure reveals BBC did not contest Terrorism Ac... bit.ly/1kWINpV #medialaw 4 years ago
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- [Scotland] COPFS: Guidance on cases involving Communications sent via Social Media: bit.ly/1zgEoBh #medialaw 5 years ago
- [Scotland] COPFS release: Crown Office sets out social media prosecution policy: bit.ly/1zEniLY #medialaw 5 years ago
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Category Archives: photography
Some specialists would prefer that we called drones by their official name, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. However, UAV journalism doesn’t have quite the same ring to it as ‘drone journalism’, which according to participants at a seminar in Oxford this week … Continue reading
I recently looked into the fascinating field of digital forensics for the re-launched Insite blog (Colin Meek’s internet research skills/resources site). Specialists such as Professor Hany Farid and Professor Anthony TS Ho are honing techniques to analyse and detect digital … Continue reading
Photojournalist Marc Vallée has a story about Sussex police seizing a protester’s footage at an anti-facist protest (photographs here). On his blog, Vallée reports: The film cassette was seized by police on the street under Section 19 of the Police … Continue reading