Questioning Modern Surveillance Technologies: Ethical and Legal Challenges of Emerging Information and Communication Technologies

Special Issue of Information Polity

Special Issue of Information Polity, Volume 27, No.2.

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Contents include:

Introduction to the Special Issue
Johann Cas, Paul De Hert, Maria Grazia Porcedda and Charles D. Raab

The European PNR Directive as an instance of pre-emptive, risk-based algorithmic security and its implications for the regulatory framework - Elisa Orrù

Questioning the EU proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Act: The need for prohibitions and a stricter approach to biometric surveillance - Irena Barkane

Emotional AI: Legal and ethical challenges - Thomas Gremsl and Elisabeth Hödl

Responsible application of artificial intelligence to surveillance: What prospects? - Roger Clarke

Visual and biometric surveillance in the EU. Saying ‘no’ to mass surveillance practices? - Paul De Hert and Georgios Bouchagiar

The sensitive nature of facial recognition: Tensions between the Swedish police and regulatory authorities - Marie Eneman, Jan Ljungberg, Elena Raviola and Bertil Rolandsson

Policing the smart home: The internet of things as ‘invisible witnesses’ - Lachlan Urquhart, Diana Miranda and Lena Podoletz

Between formality and informality: A critical study of the integration of drones within the Neuchâtel police force - Silvana Pedrozo and Francisco Klauser

Culling the FLoC: Market forces, regulatory regimes and Google’s (mis)steps on the path away from targeted advertising - David Eliot and David Murakami Wood

Power in the modern ‘surveillance society’: From theory to methodology - Catharina Rudschies

An essay on complex problems and simple solutions: Techno-fallacies of the information age - Gary T. Marx

Book Review: Police Visibility: Privacy, Surveillance, and the False Promise of Body-Worn Cameras, Bryce Clayton Newell (2021), University of California Press. By Diana Miranda.