Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Constitutional Court

  • German Data Protection Commissioner finds numerous deficiencies in surveillance

    German Data Protection Commissioner finds numerous deficiencies in surveillance

    Even police and secret services are not always convinced of the usefulness of their large databases. There is also criticism of licence plate scanners and surveillance technology from private manufacturers. On Wednesday, the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection, Ulrich Kelber, presented his latest report on activities at a press conference in Berlin.presented. It shows […]

  • German government dupes parliament: Cooperations with foreign secret services remain secret

    German government dupes parliament: Cooperations with foreign secret services remain secret

    The compliance with the parliamentary interest in information is a cornerstone of democracy. On secret services, however, this is too much effort for the German government. The current federal government in Germany wants to continue to inform parliament only to a limited extent about the foreign work of its secret services. This is the result […]

  • Police violence in Germany: Misuse of „Wiretapping Paragraph“

    Police violence in Germany: Misuse of „Wiretapping Paragraph“

    The ban on filming police operations is an international exception The practice of the German police to prohibit recordings of police operations with reference to the Penal Code is rather exceptional in international comparison. This is the conclusion of a report by the Scientific Services of the Bundestag, which looked at 16 countries, among them […]

  • Use of Spanish spyware in Germany illegal, Bundestag report says

    Use of Spanish spyware in Germany illegal, Bundestag report says

    Spain’s secret service is probably also spying abroad with „Pegasus“. Attacks may have been made in Germany on the former regional president of Catalonia and his Chilean-German lawyer. On 25 March 2018, former regional president of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont was arrested by the highway police in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein and temporarily detained. Due […]