Jul 182010
 July 18, 2010  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Tom Whitehead reports:

Britons face being snooped on by European police officers for even the most trivial matters under plans drawn up by the EU.

The proposed power would allow officers from an EU country to demand information on anyone they suspect of an offence, no matter how minor or whether it is even criminal in the UK.

The directive would see UK police almost powerless to prevent the handing over of personal details such as DNA, bank account or even telephone records.

Read more in the Telegraph.

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