Mar 222011
 
 March 22, 2011  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Neal Hall reports:

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association says it is disturbing that up to 85 per cent of B.C. adults have their names in a police computer database designed to track criminals.

The association has written a letter to B.C. Solicitor General Shirley Bond, asking her to investigate why the majority of B.C.’s law-abiding citizens are in the PRIME-BC database.

Even more troubling, said Robert Holmes, president of BCCLA, is that no information is available as to how long the information is kept on file.

Read more in the Vancouver Sun

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