Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Are you a 'domestic extremist'? How to ask if you are on police databases

Have you been on a protest recently? Have you attended a political meeting, or stopped by at a rally? Were you stopped and searched, or photographed by police?
Even if you have done nothing unlawful, there is a possibility police have listed you on a database of so-called "domestic extremists".
All that is needed to find out what information is being held about you in police intelligence files is to follow our step-by-step guide and send this simple letter. This is through a relatively powerful piece of legislation, the Data Protection Act.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/apr/11/domestic-extremist-police-databases

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