The Ryder Review, an independent legal review of the governance of biometric data in England and Wales, was published in June 2022. It was developed with guidance and advice from an independent advisory group of specialists in law, ethics, technology, criminology, genetics and data protection.
As experts and important stakeholders, the contributions of the advisory group were critical in guiding the outcome of the review, but the group did not have “sign off”.
An independent legal review of the governance of biometric data, commissioned by the Ada Lovelace Institute and led by Matthew Ryder KC.
When the direction of travel is towards more extensive use of biometrics and surveillance, do we need more or less oversight?
The appeal of R (Bridges) v Chief Constable of South Wales shows that, when it comes to facial recognition technology, the status quo cannot continue.