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Revealed: UK councils shrug at privacy worries, strap on body cams

Graham Dawson

Can't say I'm all that surprised. My experience with Tameside Council was that they had absolutely no privacy or data retention audit policies whatsoever - or never enforced them - which resulted in one of their departments casually retaining someone's bank statements for several months, before handing them over to me in an entirely unrelated information request.

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