Technology Law Committee Podcasts

Wednesday 20 September 2023

Facial recognition technology: an interview with Professor Fraser Sampson

In this podcast, privacy and data protection barrister, Melissa Stock, speaks with Professor Fraser Sampson, Professor of Governance and National Security at Sheffield Hallam University and former Biometrics & Surveillance Camera Commissioner for the UK, about the complex legal context surrounding the use of facial recognition technology by British police, the difficulties of legislating for the use of such technology and the future of biometric surveillance in both the public and private sectors.

Sustainable Law in Action: How to be a lawyer in wartime – an interview with Ukrainian lawyer Nazar Chernyavsky

In this episode, Sara Carnegie, IBA Legal Projects Director, speaks with Nazar Chernyavsky, partner at the Ukrainian law firm Sayenko Kharenko and Vice-Chair of the IBA Technology Law Committee, about how life and work has changed for Ukrainian lawyers since the start of the Russian invasion.

Geospatial data

January 2022: Geospatial data are becoming increasingly relevant in our technology-driven world. In this podcast, privacy and data barrister, Melissa Stock, speaks with Kevin Pomfret, an attorney and Executive Director of the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy. They discuss the growing legal complexity surrounding the use of geospatial data and the challenges that it presents for lawyers and policy makers.

Covid-19 and the rise of digital technology

March 2021: The Covid-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented changes in the way we live and work, and, as a consequence, has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies. However, this transformation has not been without its issues.

In this podcast, privacy and data barrister, Melissa Stock, speaks with Vijay Rathour, Head of the Digital Forensics Group at Grant Thornton, about the problems faced during the pandemic, the commercialisation of hacking, and future trends in cybersecurity.