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Identity, Privacy and Trust

Examining issues around trust, privacy and data protection.

November 2009

  • Feed me Alan, make me strong!

    Toby Stevens - Enterprise Privacy Group 27 Nov 2009
  • It had to happen sooner or later - the police have been accused of arresting people solely for the purposes of adding further 'suspects' to the National DNA Database. It's time to revisit why the ...

  • More on "The Identity Commissioner speaks - and drops the Home Office in it"

    Toby Stevens - Enterprise Privacy Group 26 Nov 2009
  • I wrote on the topic of the appointment of the new Identity Commissioner, and since then a comment has literally flooded in. I'm indebted to a spokesman for the Home Office, who writes: Today’s ...

  • RIPA tears up the right to remain silent

    Toby Stevens - Enterprise Privacy Group 26 Nov 2009
  • Chris Williams of the Register has written an excellent analysis of the recent jailing of a schizophrenic man for refusal to release cryptographic keys to the police. This was a scenario foreseen ...