How to keep COVID-19 temperature checks privacy compliant

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In order to protect staff, customers and visitors from exposure to COVID-19, many businesses and organisations are installing temperature checking systems to monitor individuals when on-site. It is important, however, to ensure that business owners fulfil their (new) public health management assistance in a manner which respects privacy, data protection and personal sensitivities. Maintaining a […]

Can new technologies improve healthcare?

New technologies are not inherently ethically good or bad; they can both enhance or violate fundamental rights and values and their use can have far-reaching consequences. This is especially apparent in the medical and health sectors. The rapid development of new technologies deployed in this sector has significantly improved our ability to diagnose and treat […]

Providing safe educational technologies – a guide for educators

The current response to the Coronavirus is making massive changes to all our lives, but it’s also accelerating various existing trends. One of these has been to move education online, due to the closure or suspension of schools and universities. Educators have had to move incredibly rapidly, in order to get something that works well […]

“Staying ahead of the curve” – Data-driven policing tools to combat crime and terrorism

Terrorism and organised crime are evolving phenomena with high societal impacts. Increasingly, criminal organisations use new technologies to strengthen their capabilities to support their activities, such as phishing kits and malware. As emphasised by Europol for almost all types of organised crime, criminals are deploying and adapting technology with ever greater skill and to ever […]

Join the Ethical and Societal Impact Advisory Board of the COPKIT project

Trilateral and COPKIT partners are now looking for new members to join its Ethical and Societal Impact Advisory Board (ESIAB) to support the project’s development in addressing ethical, legal and societal challenges related to the envisioned use the law enforcement investigation tools developed within the project. The use of new information and communication technologies by […]

Training sessions for drone professionals – Online Data Privacy Course

On 25 September 2019, Trilateral conducted, in cooperation with RoboAcademy, a DroneRules PRO training session at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering TU Delft in the Netherlands. This was the final in a series of workshops that brought together more than 90 drone stakeholders in 6 different countries (Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands) and gave […]