UK Liberty

DNA database FAIL

Posted in DNA database, rule of law, stupid by ukliberty on October 29, 2009

The Register:

The estimated number of people whose DNA profile is stored by the government has broken the five million mark for the first time.

The untrammelled growth of the world’s largest repository of human DNA information on a per capita basis has continued, despite the government’s defeat at the European Court of Human Rights last December.

last week, an official report showed that despite the growth of the database, detections based on DNA evidence have fallen.

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