A bill introduced to the BC legislature on Thursday “would allow police to get a court order forcing someone to hand over a missing person’s records,” The Vancouver Sun reports. If approved, the bill would also allow police to seek court orders “to enter a private home or other location where they believe a minor, vulnerable person or person at risk is,” and in some emergencies, police could “go ahead without waiting for a court order.” The BC Civil Liberties Association’s Micheal Vonn questioned, “What will happen with that information once it’s acquired? We have some concerns, even at this preliminary stage, that the legislation allows data that is collected to be used in criminal proceedings.”
Full Story


If you want to comment on this post, you need to login.