Thursday, April 17, 2008

Slashdot | DHS to Begin Collecting DNA of Anyone Arrested:

"AP is reporting that the US will soon be collecting the DNA of anyone who is arrested by federal law enforcement agency and any foreigner who is detained, whether or not charges are eventually brought. This begins to bring the US in like with the UK which, as discussed before on slashdot, is trying to collect DNA of 'potential criminals' as young as five. DHS spokesman Russ Knocke stated that "DNA is a proven law-enforcement tool.""

10:37 AM