Met Police to extract suspects’ mobile phone data

The Metropolitan Police has implemented a system to extract mobile phone data from suspects held in custody. The data includes call history, texts and contacts, and the BBC has learned that it will be retained regardless of whether any charges are brought. The technology is being used in 16 London boroughs, and could potentially be used by police across the UK. Campaign group Privacy International described the move as a “possible breach of human rights law”…

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