Big Brother Britain & Civil Liberties
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Posts Tagged ‘home office

The Great DNA Database fudge

7 May, 2009

Power to the People The Home Office has outlined a series of proposals in relation to the DNA database designed to counter the ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that it was illegal. However, in doing so, they have demonstrated utter contempt for the ruling, choosing instead to go for a fudge. If […]

European Court of Human Rights upholds British liberties

5 December, 2008

Power to the People I am delighted to confirm that Jacqui Smith is “disappointed” by the ruling given yesterday relating to her insistence that Big Brother Britain be entitled to store the DNA and fingerprint profiles of any British subject that is arrested but not charged, or arrested and subsequently acquitted. Clearly, the only reason […]

Soon, we shall be able to be pre-arrested.

28 November, 2008

David Davis I spotted this in the Daily Mail here. Nice to think that a camera, aided and abetted by some amateur watchers, will be able to decide if one is dodgy or not. I also think that Old Holborn commented on it too and alerted The Landed Underclass, who has thought up a nicely […]

UK government to introduce ID card via back door

3 November, 2008

Over at British Politics, a recent article caught my eye, this was related to comments made by a Home Office Minister, which suggested that the government had the powers and perhaps, even the will to designate existing documents as identity cards. This could, for example, be passports or more likely drivers licenses. There is even […]