Statewatch article: RefNo# 34352
UK: Will the Supreme Court give police the 'right' to mass surveillance?
statewatch News Online, December 2014
"The Metropolitan Police and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), with the backing of the Secretary of State, have been fighting a case in the Supreme Court, defending their 'right' to store data on protesters. They are appealing against a 2013 judgement, which said that they were obliged to destroy data about an anti-war protester called John Catt. The ruling has implications for the police's right to store data on everyone. The court has now heard legal arguments and a judgement is expected soon."

See the article: Will the Supreme Court give police the 'right' to mass surveillance? (Corporate Watch, link)

See also: Court of Appeal judgement from March 2013 (pdf)

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