Tuesday, March 18, 2008

UK police urge that young children be added to already enormous DNA list

Just in case you were starting to wonder about the benefits of a written constitution and bill of rights, the UK steps up to the plate: Authorities in England are proposing to collect the DNA of five year olds in case they grow up to be terrorists, thugs, or ne'er do wells. And if you have a transit card, your movements will be analyzed by the sercurity services in case you are a terrorist, thug or ne'er do well. See: Put young children on DNA list, urge police Society The Observer. Via Boing Boing.

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