UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies


New Book! Managing Privacy Through Accountability

3 October 2012

STS is pleased to announce the publication of a new book co-edited by STS Lecturer Dr Inga Kroener

Managing Privacy Through Accountability is published by Palgrave Macmillan

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Surveillance technologies form an increasingly ubiquitous presence in many EU member states. CCTV cameras, traffic regulation systems, ID cards, biometric developments, airport security checks and on-line forms of dataveillance are just some of the many ways in which the public are subject to forms of scrutiny, data collection, data storage and data sharing. These surveillance systems are often welcomed as a means of protection and for easing public fears, but also raise profound questions for democratic states of the nature of the relationship between state and citizenry.

Read more about the book on the Palgrave Macmillan website