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From: "Diana Gale Matthiesen" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] CNN article: The government has your baby's DNA
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2010 14:40:54 -0500
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We'll have to agree to disagree on this one.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: On Behalf Of Lawrence Mayka
> Sent: Sunday, February 07, 2010 2:11 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [DNA] CNN article: The government has your baby's DNA
>
> The United States now has a similar DNA database, susceptible
> to exactly the same abuses:
>
>
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/11/AR2008121103337.
html
> ---
> Immigration and civil liberties groups condemned a new U.S. government
> policy to collect DNA samples from all noncitizens detained
> by authorities and all people arrested for federal crimes.
> ...
> This month, the European Court of Human Rights unanimously
> ruled that a British policy to collect fingerprints and DNA of all
> criminal suspects, including those later deemed innocent,
> violated privacy rights.
> ---
>
>


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