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Cellphones Crime Encryption Privacy Security United Kingdom

UK Police Roll Out On-the-Spot Mobile Data Extraction System 145

Posted by samzenpus
from the doing-it-faster dept.
Qedward writes "The Metropolitan Police has rolled out a mobile device data extraction system to allow officers to extract data 'within minutes' from suspects' phones while they are in custody. 'Ostensibly, the system has been deployed to target phones that are suspected of having actually been used in criminal activity, although data privacy campaigners may focus on potentially wider use.'"
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UK Police Roll Out On-the-Spot Mobile Data Extraction System

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