The American Empire in a Changing World


Sunday, September 30, 2012

UK: ''The Great DNA fishing trip''

From Big Brother Watch

''Across the country, police forces are now busy tracking down people to hand over a DNA sample, not based on any current suspicion of committing an offence but purely because of historical offences that took place decades ago.

The civil liberties implications of this kind of operation are clear. People, currently not under suspicion for any crime and who have served their punishment for past offences, are now hunted down simply in the hope that the force will get lucky and clear up a case.''

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