Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Brandenburg

  • Tracking corona infections: German Luca app in a downfall

    Tracking corona infections: German Luca app in a downfall

    Five Länder no longer renew their contracts with culture4life, the company’s new business model could also run into turbulence So far, 13 German federal states have used the Luca app to warn of Corona infections, but at least five governments…

  • More German state police forces introduce tasers for patrol police

    More German state police forces introduce tasers for patrol police

    Four out of 16 federal states are now introducing electric pulse weapons across the board. The right-wing conservative police union DPolG has declared itself to be the mastermind and is sponsored by a manufacturer. Whether the officers will use less…

  • Germany: Many “silent SMS” at federal and state level

    Germany: Many “silent SMS” at federal and state level

    Inquiries in parliaments and under the Freedom of Information Act show the amount of secret text messages to find out the whereabouts of telephones and their owners. Police use the method in real time for arrests, while secret services create…

  • New tanks for the German police

    New tanks for the German police

    The German riot police replace their armoured “Special Wagons” with a new model. A tender for 55 cars, which cost around 1.1 million euros each, will end in the summer Since 1984, federal and state police forces have been using…

  • Significantly more “Silent SMS” with German police authorities

    Significantly more “Silent SMS” with German police authorities

    Police in Germany are a matter for the federal states, this also applies to the surveillance of telecommunications. In Schleswig-Holstein alone, local police departments send as many “Silent SMS” as the Federal Police. A decision of the Federal Court of…