Uk: ICO tells cctv website Internet Eyes to makes changes following privacy concerns


The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has required CCTV monitoring website Internet Eyes to make significant changes to the way it operates after CCTV footage of a shopper was posted on YouTube. In January, the ICO received a complaint about a clip posted on video sharing website YouTube that contained an identifiable image of a person in a shop. The clip appeared to have been uploaded by a viewer who had used the CCTV footage streamed to their computer from the Internet Eyes website. Internet Eyes is a CCTV scheme that allows retailers to have their live surveillance footage watched online by individuals. The scheme operates by streaming CCTV images that are viewed by registered members who can get rewards if they spot and report crimes that they see taking place. Here to read more.

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