Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Federal Intelligence Service

  • Allegedly hardly any „Reichsbürger“ among German security authorities

    Allegedly hardly any „Reichsbürger“ among German security authorities

    Unlike right-wing extremism in general, the number of known cases of „Citizens of the Reich“ among police and military is conspicuously low „The accused are united by a deep rejection of state institutions and the free democratic basic order of the Federal Republic of Germany,“ writes the Federal Prosecutor General at the Federal Supreme Court […]

  • The tracking bug in your pocket: Mobile phone surveillance in Germany

    The tracking bug in your pocket: Mobile phone surveillance in Germany

    Procedures according to §§ 100 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (StPO) to determine the whereabouts and identification of mobile phones in Germany In addition to telecommunications surveillance (§ 100a StPO) and online searches (§ 100b StPO), German police authorities use technical means within the framework of §§ 100 StPO to determine the location of […]

  • Less „Silent SMS“ from German police, but more secrecy for domestic intelligence

    Less „Silent SMS“ from German police, but more secrecy for domestic intelligence

    The blog Netzpolitik.org graphically displays the sending of „Silent SMS“ every six months. This shows the extent to which police forces and secret services use mobile phones as tracking bugs. Because of this „condensation“ of information worthy of protection, the figures for the Office for the Protection of the Constitution are classified as „secret“. German […]

  • 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 Justice should contain this practice, but a change is hardly recognizable. German authorities are increasingly […]