News [UK] Government may clarify data law

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  1. acrimonious

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    "The government has responded to rising pressure for reform of the Data Protection Act by announcing that it may clarify guidance over the law.

    It follows the revelation that police deleted computer records about Soham killer Ian Huntley because of the act. "



    Full story from BBC: here

    I think some changes are needed, but it all looks like a classic case of paranoia killing privacy to me.
     
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    looks like a classic case the legal system overcomeing common sense to me
     
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