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 September 23, 2010  Non-U.S.

You can’t make this stuff up.

Laura Roberts reports:

Dave Moorhouse’s Jack Russell terrier, Rocky, was stolen in 2007 and he was informed earlier this year that the microchip provider had discovered details of his dog’s new address.
However, they refused to pass on the animal’s whereabouts claiming it would breach the Data Protection Act.

Last week a court refused Mr Moorhouse’s request for a court order compelling Anibase, the microchipping database, to reveal the name and address of the new owners.

Mr Moorhouse, 56, from Huddersfield, West Yorks, said: “What’s the point of having your pet microchipped if you can’t get him back?”


Read more in the Telegraph.

Via @privacyfocused

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