Wednesday, February 25, 2009

This Is Not The Future

"Once an individual has been assigned a unique index number, it is possible to accurately retrieve data across numerous databases and build a picture of that individual's life that was not authorised in the original consent for data collection."

If we could genuinely rely on the "essential reasonableness of UK police, security and intelligence agency activity" then Sir David Omand would now be confined to a padded cell.

What a state it is we're in.

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