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****** recognition to be rolled out in London amid privacy concerns

01.24.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Live ****** recognition (LFR) technology will be rolled out across specific locations across London, the Metropolitan Police Service has announced.  This will be the first time these cameras will be operational on the streets of the UK capital. ... ...

Banksy unveils Christmas artwork drawing attention to homelessness

12.09.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Banksy has installed a moving new artwork, which draws attention to homelessness at a particularly hard time of year for people who are sleeping rough: Christmas time. The elusive street artist has left their mark on the UK city of Birmingham with a ... ...

US pharma and biotech lobbyists’ documents reveal their plan to gouge Britons in any post-Brexit trade-deal

Both Phrma (the lobby for the global pharmaceutical industry) and Biotechnology Innovation Organization (biotech lobbyists) provided letters to a US-UK government meeting to discuss post-Brexit trade terms, in which both organisations called for substantially higher British prices for essential medicines after Brexit.

They joined a chorous of lobbyists from other US industries (pork, grains, etc) to ...

Opendemocracy: the Libdems tried to censor our article about their sale of voter data, then used a forged email to intimidate us

There's not really any dispute that the UK Liberal Democrats party sold voter data for £100,000 to the Remain campaign in 2016, though the Information Commissioner's Office tried to suppress that revelation until after the coming election; the Libdems say they did nothing wrong, but when Opendemocracy's Jim Cusick approached the party for a ...