EDPB & EDPS call for ban on use of AI for automated recognition of human features in publicly accessible spaces, and some other uses of AI that can lead to unfair discrimination

EDPB & EDPS call for ban on use of AI for automated recognition of human features in publicly accessible spaces, and some other uses of AI that can lead to unfair discrimination julia Mon, 06/21/2021 – 13:08 Mon, 06/21/2021 – 12:00 Read the EDPB – EDPS Press Release 0 Powered by WPeMatico

IC-98068-B3F0

The complainant has requested information about a campaign Merseyside Police ran to encourage people to report hate crime. The Commissioner’s decision is that Merseyside Police failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached section 10 of the FOIA. The Commissioner requires Merseyside Police to issue a substantive response, under…

IC-47466-B1N8

The complainant has requested to re-use templates of the council’s Penalty Charge Notice letters, which he initially received from the council in response to an earlier FOI request. The council accepts that it initially disclosed the information to him, however it considers that, in retrospect, it did so in error, and would not disclose that…

IC-103500-W8P5

The complainant requested information from the Department of Health and Social Care (‘DHSC’) regarding the Health Secretary’s contacts and communications with a named individual about health related contracts during the pandemic. The Commissioner’s decision is that DHSC failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached section 10 of the…

IC-102534-P2Z2

The complainant requested information from the NHS Commissioning Board (“NHS England”) relating to the tendering process that resulted in Fit Test training collaboration with Respiratory Protective Assessment Limited. By the date of this notice NHS England had failed to provide a substantive response to this request. The Commissioner’s decision is that NHS England has breached…

IC-69058-J3G3

The complainant requested information about the number of reported incidents for a specified rail network and time period. British Transport Police (‘BTP’). BTP advised that to comply with the request would exceed the appropriate limit at section 12 of FOIA. The complainant did not consider that BTP had provided him with adequate advice and assistance…

IC-40671-J5V0

The complainant submitted a 16 part request to the London Borough of Waltham seeking information about related to Council properties and the “Right to Buy” scheme. The Council provided some of the information requested, refused to comply with one part of the request based on extensive costs it would incur, relying section 12(1) of FOIA,…

IC-98095-Y9Q3

The complainant has requested information from Sheffield City Council regarding information in relation to the cancellation of the Castlegate Conservation Area consultation. Sheffield City Council has not provided a substantive response to the complainant’s request. It is the Commissioner’s view that Sheffield City Council has beached regulations 5(2) of the Environmental Information Regulations (“the EIR”)…

IC-102342-M5V9

The complainant requested copies of correspondence between the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police and the Home Secretary between 1 June 2020 and 31 July 2020. The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) had failed to provide a substantive response by the date of this notice. The Commissioner’s decision is that the MPS failed to respond to the…

IC-65271-F0J5

The complainant has requested from the Home Office, information regarding the citizenship status of a named individual. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Home Office is entitled to rely on section 40(5) of the FOIA, to refuse to confirm or deny that it holds the information. The Commissioner does not require the Home Office to…