Our investigation revealed that taxpayers’ sensitive biometric data is being taken by the HMRC, without a choice to opt in or out, in a mass ID scheme. Experts say that this may breach UK data protection laws.
Silkie Carlo, director of Big Brother Watch, said:
“HMRC should delete the 5 million voiceprints they’ve taken in this shady scheme, observe the law and show greater respect to the public.”
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