CCTV’s GDPR minefield
Andrew Crowne-Spencer examines how – a year down the line – general data protection regulations are standing up and discovers where CCTV is concerned, there is still work to be done
CCTV has been with us for over 75 years, since as far back as 1942 during World War II, when the Germans set up a system developed by Siemens to monitor their rocket testing. The first commercial use of it was in 1949 when an American Government contractor began promoting it. Little is known about the equipment used, but the video couldn’t be recorded and could only . . .