Surveillance: Citizens and the State - Constitution Committee Contents


APPENDIX 3: ACRONYMS


ACLU  American Civil Liberties Union

ACPO    Association of Chief Police Officers

AmI    Ambient intelligence

ANPR    Automatic Number Plate Recognition

ARCH  Action Rights for Children

BERR    The Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

CCTV  Closed Circuit Television

CHIS    Covert human intelligence sources

CIFAS  Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System

CLG    Department of Communities and Local Government

CRM    Customer-relationship marketing

CST    Council for Science and Technology

DHS    US Department of Homeland Security

DoJ    Canadian Department of Justice

DVA    Driver and Vehicle Agency

ECHR  European Convention on Human Rights

ECtHR  European Court of Human Rights

EURIM  European Information Society Group

DCSF    The Department for Children, Schools and Families

DHS    The US Department of Homeland Security

DNA    Deoxyribonucleic acid

DPA    Data Protection Act 1998

DWP    The Department for Work and Pensions

FIPR    Foundation for Information Policy Research

FOIA    Freedom of Information Act 2000

HGC    Human Genetics Commission

HMRC  Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs

HRA    Human Rights Act 1998

ICT    Information and Communication Technology

ICO    Information Commissioner's Office

IPT    Investigatory Powers Tribunal

JCHR    The Joint Committee on Human Rights

LACORS  Local Authority Coordinators of Regulatory Services

LGA    Local Government Association

LSE    London School of Economics

MOD    Ministry of Defence

MoJ    Ministry of Justice

NDNAD  The National DNA Database

NGO    Non-governmental organisation

NHS CRS  The National Health Service Care Records Service

NIR    The National Identity Register

NPIA    National Policing Improvement Agency

OSC    Office of Surveillance Commissioners

PETs    Privacy-enhancing technologies

PIA    Privacy Impact Assessment

RAE    Royal Academy of Engineering

RFID    Radio Frequency Identification

RIPA    Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

TFL    Transport for London

TILT    The Tilbury University Institute for Law, Technology and Society

UKCRC  UK Computing Research Committee


 
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