Paterson to Sign Bill Limiting Retention of Street-Stop Data

July 16, 2010  |  

(NYT) — Gov. David A. Paterson will sign legislation prohibiting the New York Police Department from electronically storing the names and addresses of people stopped on the streets but found to have done nothing wrong, several people with knowledge of the governor’s intentions said Thursday.

Various supporters of the bill have been asked to appear at a news conference on Friday in which the governor will sign the bill, according to an administration official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the governor had not made his decision public.

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