Police demands for potential rape victims' data spark privacy fears

In the third part of a series of reports on rape justice, The Guardian revealed that police are demanding almost unfettered access to highly personal records and data from potential rape victims before pressing ahead with their cases. In some areas, complainants are being asked to disclose health, school and college records, counselling notes and all data from their electronic devices, documents obtained under freedom of information requests show.

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