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Police gadgets to take info from suspects' mobile phones

Publisher: 
Metro
Publication date: 
18-May-2012
Author(s): 
Aidan Radnedge
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Privacy campaigners also fear the gizmos could later be introduced for stop-and-searches and that suspects could be put under unfair pressure to reveal Pin codes.

Privacy International accused police of being too cagey about the technology. Spokeswoman Emma Draper said: ‘We need a full and frank disclosure of how and when and why this system will be used.’

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