Jun 14th 2019

Police drop Experian profiling tool following Big Brother Watch exposé

A year on from our investigation into Durham Police’s use of Experian’s ‘Mosaic’ big data profiling tool for AI custody decisions, we have discovered through a long Freedom of Information battle that Durham Police heeded our calls to drop the discriminatory tool less than three weeks after our exposé. We have also found that, following […]

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Aug 16th 2010

An interesting PR exercise

It's clearly been an intriguing week for Experian – the self-titled 'global information services company'. Having proudly been associated with David Cameron's plan to use their databases to weed out benefits fraudsters; the reaction from civil liberties and privacy organisations (including ourselves, Liberty and No2ID) has clearly prompted some sound advice from their PR department […]

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