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Supporting the adoption of privacy enhancing technologies

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As set out in the UK government’s National Data Strategy, the CDEI has been exploring the role of privacy enhancing technologies (PETs) in enabling trustworthy use of data. PETs have the potential to unlock innovation by enabling valuable data sharing …

Privacy enhancing technologies for trustworthy use of data

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The CDEI has been researching the role of privacy enhancing technologies (PETs) in enabling safe, private and trustworthy use of data. Privacy is a fundamental right. Organisations have an obligation to protect privacy, and must consider important legal, ethical, and …

COVID-19 repository: Local government edition

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The primary purpose of the majority of use-cases has been to support the local response and mitigate the effects of lockdown. However, we are starting to see examples of use-cases designed to build future resilience and aid the recovery; these have been particularly prominent in the transport sector. For example, the Commonplace Mapping Tool which allows users to highlight pinch points across Glasgow City Centre, where measures such as pavement widening and new cycle lanes could be introduced to help people maintain physical distancing. 

The ethics of contact tracing apps: International perspectives

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The CDEI recently hosted a virtual roundtable with people from nearly 10 different countries who are working on contact tracing apps. The discussion focused on public trust and how it can be built while working at speed to develop and …

How is the CDEI supporting the response to COVID-19?

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The CDEI’s mission is to ensure the UK maximises the benefits of data-driven technologies, that those benefits are fairly distributed across society, and to create the conditions for ethical innovation to thrive.  Now, more than ever, this mission is paramount …