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+ - UK DNA database ruled a 'breach of rights'->

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psmears writes: "Describing a judgment that is likely rein in the scope of the UK DNA database, where at present the DNA of those arrested by the police is kept permanently (even if the people concerned are never convicted, or even charged), the BBC reports that the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that keeping such people's DNA in the database 'could not be regarded as necessary in a democratic society'."
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UK DNA database ruled a 'breach of rights'

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