This must mean we're pretty close to having sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their frickin' heads...
Who is 'the nation'? This is pretty sloppy journalism for a World-wide read news service...
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the blanket policy currently in place in the UK for retention of DNA and fingerprint samples is not legal for non-convicted persons, let alone those just offering up a sample to help in a particular case. The implications of keeping this data when it should be destroyed could be catastrophic for both the police and the government, as people will be less willing to offer up samples to assist in elimination of suspicion after reading stories such as this one.
Agreed. I was excited when I read the title, but this is just the fake version of football! Pelting a real football or soccer ball as the Americans call it round the lounge would be much more fun.
Zero wipe them, then donate them to schools or charities which send computers to less fortunate countries or maybe academic research institutes.
Mega-efficient bombs maybe!
...wait, this isn't about iPod Nano batteries?!