As well as maintaining this blog, Melissa regularly writes articles and reports on topics related to data, privacy and the use of information. She has also recently published a short book about the right to be forgotten.
Facial Recognition and Detection Technology: developments and challenges
(2020) Volume 25, No 3 Communications Law, the Journal of Computer, Media and Telecommunications Law
This article reviews recent developments and legal challenges globally to facial recognition and detection technology.
The Right to be Forgotten The Law and Practical Issues
A book for legal practitioners, privacy professionals and organisations that handle personal data. The different components that make up the right to be forgotten are explained and key questions answered, such as the legal basis for making erasure requests and the possible exemptions from complying.
COVID-19 Data and Data Sharing Agreements
This report evaluates how sunset clauses in legislation works and examines the potential use, by extension, of sunset clauses in relation to COVID-19 data in data sharing agreements.