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InLinkUK rolls out call-blocking algorithm to prevent kiosks being used for crime

InLinkUK rolls out call-blocking algorithm to prevent kiosks being used for crime

InLinkUK and BT have worked with the police and local councils on the new technology which aims to cut anti-social behaviour such as drug dealing. Smart crime prevention or surveillance?

The ‘smartest neighbourhood in the world’ where citizens can trade their data

The ‘smartest neighbourhood in the world’ where citizens can trade their data

The Brainport Smart District (BSD) is being developed in Helmond’s Brandevoort area in the Netherlands

How to make  smart cities safe and secure

How to make smart cities safe and secure

The EastWest Institute has prepared a guide with input from global specialists and smart city tech companies that aims to identify city-wide challenges and how to tackle them

Could public libraries be custodians of smart city data?

Could public libraries be custodians of smart city data?

The approach has been put forward as a solution to the ongoing debate about data governance at Toronto’s Waterfront Quayside project.

NYC, Amsterdam and Barcelona launch Cities Coalition for Digital Rights

NYC, Amsterdam and Barcelona launch Cities Coalition for Digital Rights

The new Cities Coalition for Digital Rights marks the first time that cities have come together to protect digital rights on a global level.

US citizens worried about online privacy but won’t act

US citizens worried about online privacy but won’t act

The majority continue to engage in actions that put their data at risk even though almost nine in 10 are "slightly" to "very concerned" about privacy