Footballers’ Personal Data: Ibrahim Hasan’s BBC Interview

On Tuesday there was an interesting story in the media about a group of footballers threatening legal action and seeking compensation for the trade in their personal data.  The use of data is widespread in every sport. It is not just used by clubs to manage player performance but by others such as betting companies to help … Continue reading “Footballers’ Personal Data: Ibrahim Hasan’s BBC Interview”

Ring Doorbells, Domestic CCTV and GDPR

The Daily Mail reports today that, “A female doctor is set to be paid more than £100,000 after a judge ruled that her neighbour’s Ring smart doorbell cameras breached her privacy in a landmark legal battle which could pave the way for thousands of lawsuits over the Amazon-owned device.” Dr Mary Fairhurst, the Claimant, alleged that she … Continue reading “Ring Doorbells, Domestic CCTV and GDPR”

Ronaldo’s Data and GDPR: Who said data protection is boring?

There is an interesting story this morning on the BBC website about a group of footballers threatening legal action and seeking compensation for the trade in their personal data. The use of data is widespread in every sport. It is not just used by clubs to manage player performance but by others such as betting companies to help … Continue reading “Ronaldo’s Data and GDPR: Who said data protection is boring?”

Facial Recognition in Schools: Please, sir, I want some more.

Yesterday the Financial Times reported that, “nine schools in North Ayrshire will start taking payments for school lunches by scanning the faces of pupils, claiming that the new system speeds up queues and is more Covid-secure than the card payments and fingerprint scanners they used previously.” For a few years now, schools have used biometrics including automated … Continue reading “Facial Recognition in Schools: Please, sir, I want some more.”

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