Data retention question

Wendy M. Grossman wendyg at
Sat Jul 26 14:39:37 BST 2014

On 07/25/2014 20:40, Roland Perry wrote:
> In article <CC40578D-6D94-4E79-B8AA-B40152DC82FF at>, Ian
> Batten <igb at> writes
>> "Criminals would like that" is not universal knock-down argument. 
>> Cameras in every
>> bedroom would reduce domestic violence.
> Not very much, it generally takes place elsewhere.
>> You don't have to be a defender of violent abusers to think that it
>> isn't an appropriate response.
> But being able to show where emailed death-threats (eg from an estranged
> ex-partner) were coming from might help.

One of the most concerned people I know about data privacy is Cindy
Southworth, the executive director of the (US) National Network to End
Domestic Violence. I doubt you'll find her favoring data retention as a
solution - the much bigger risk is the abuser being able to track his

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