Tag Archives: NDNAD

Some random thoughts on Human Rights, to set the scene for discussion on a new Human Rights Action Plan in Suffolk.

Human Rights are not binary; Human Rights Policy is not about the case if an individual has them or is denied them. We instinctively know that with Human Rights it’s usually about finding the right balance between some basic individual … Continue reading

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November 2012 and another DNA privacy disappointment

Why was November 2012 another disappointment for those UK innocents waiting to have their DNA profiles erased from NDNAD, the UK’s national DNA data base? It is because the Home Office broke another promise of commencement orders and new ACPO … Continue reading

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Coalition Government DNA Database U-turn spotted

It seems the UK’s coalition government is about to perform a spectacular U-turn with regards to its Protection of Freedoms Bill and their position with regards to DNA retention of innocents. The new government has always promised it would be adopting … Continue reading

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The UK’s double standards around data protection and Human (Privacy) Rights

Yesterday I attended a cabinet office briefing on eID Identity Assurance, part of the G-Digital project.  Anything with the word identity is a political hot potato in the UK after the new Tory-LibDem coalition government literally ‘crushed’ Labour’s National eID card … Continue reading

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