WebRoots Democracy has launched a new project ‘Unmasking Facial Recognition’ which will explore the implications of police-use of live facial recognition technology for minoritised communities. In particular, it will be … Continue reading WebRoots Democracy launches ‘Unmasking Facial Recognition’ project
By Areeq Chowdhury. Social media relays in black and white text the best and worst messages about the world. These messages are sent directly to us in our homes on … Continue reading A Civil Internet Tax
Catch up on the hour-long discussion between the Labour Party’s Deputy Leader, Angela Rayner MP, and WebRoots Democracy director, Areeq Chowdhury, covering the pandemic, disinformation, racism, mental health, and more. … Continue reading WATCH: In conversation with Angela Rayner MP
For the first time in its history, the UK Parliament has been embracing remote methods of working as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Select Committees, Prime Minister’s Questions, and, … Continue reading WATCH: Inside the Virtual Parliament
By Areeq Chowdhury. With no vaccine on the horizon and the country in yet another week of lockdown, the calls for normality to resume are growing louder. Covering the cost … Continue reading Contact tracing apps: Ineffective, intrusive and unequal?