Jun 24th 2018

5 million biometric IDs by the back door – HMRC’s voice IDs, your rights and the law

DOES HMRC HAVE YOUR VOICE ID? Big Brother Watch expects HMRC to delete its giant database of voice IDs – but at the very least, it must publish accessible information as to how individuals can easily and securely have their voiceprint deleted. The ICO is now investigating this issue. However, if you want to take […]

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Sep 13th 2010

Now tax inspectors get police powers

Coming in the week that HMRC was forced to admit that 1.4 million people will need to pay back underpaid tax, it is perhaps not surprising that the Daily Telegraph has found that the taxman has been given superior snooping powers: The inspectors can now turn up at people‚Äôs homes or businesses unannounced and examine […]

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