Jan 082013
 
 January 8, 2013  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

There are days when I envy EU data protections. Then there are days when I’m glad we’re not part of the EU.  James Slack reports:

Brussels is demanding that 26 police forces across the EU should have access to the personal details of every motorist in Britain.

The Government is being threatened with fines totalling millions of pounds unless it obeys the ‘Orwellian’ edict.

Foreign police also want open access to the UK’s national DNA database and fingerprint records so they can check them against crime scenes and camera footage.

MPs and civil liberties groups fear identity mistakes will lead to Britons being accused of crimes they have not committed.

Read more on The Daily Mail.

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