Privacy

Challenging abuse of powers

Jenny and Tim were appalled when they discovered the council had been spying on their family to see if they had been cheating the school catchment system. For almost two weeks the council had put […]

Protecting our privacy

A phone-tapping case back in the 1970s led to our human right to privacy being protected under the law. Antique dealer James Malone was accused of handling stolen goods but all charges against him were […]

Protecting our privacy

When a 12 year old boy and a middle-aged woman were arrested but then had all charges against them dropped, the police refused to destroy the DNA samples and fingerprint records they’d taken. In both […]