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 August 11, 2010  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Rebecca Camber reports:

Tens of thousands of people who report crimes to police are having their personal details stored on a ‘secret’ police database.

Innocent members of the public who call 999 about an incident or witness a crime are routinely being asked for their ethnicity and date of birth, it has emerged.

The details are being kept on a ‘Big Brother’ police file where thousands of suspected criminals’ details are also held for years without their knowledge.

Read more in the Daily Mail.

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