Seizure and Retention of Personal Data without Reasonable Suspicion

By Tim Hardy

How would you feel if the police stopped you on a whim, took your phone, your laptop, your digital camera, your MP3 player, your USB sticks and your memory cards then copied everything on them?

For an overview of the terrifying powers granted to UK border police please see my recent article for ORG Zine: Seizing personal data without reasonable suspicion.