ID theft could incriminate innocent people

Friday, 16 February 2007, 12:06 AM EST

Industry experts have warned that changes to legislation in the trading of personal information announced last week will be ineffective and could result in innocent people being jailed.

Section 55 of the Data Protection Act is intended to crack down on rising levels of identity theft and introduces a two-year custodial sentence for obtaining personal information illegally.

At vnunet.

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