Good Luck Trying To Delete Stuff Off The Internet

from the yeah,-that'll-work dept

ethorad writes "In the UK, in an attempt to promote the work the police do, some forces name and shame criminals that they catch and prosecute. All good so far as it helps the community see that crimes are being tackled (assuming they are ...)

However the Ministry of Justice has now said that police forces who do that must remove the details from their website after one month. Yeah, good luck with that. Place your bets now on how many third party websites (especially local community ones) will start scraping the details from police websites for long term storage?"
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    tack, 4 Dec 2009 @ 3:21am

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    Hi, you must be new to the internet. Everything is indexed and cached and not just by google.

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