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How the NHS built a DNA database by confusing information capture and retention

Posted by James Hammerton @ 5:15 pm on 6 June, 2010.
Categories privacy and surveillance, British politics.
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David Mery explains how the NHS has built up a DNA database of newborn children by confusing the issue of (and consent for) taking samples of blood for medical tests with the issue of subsequent long-term retention of those samples.

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