Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution

  • 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 […]

  • German Investigations dropped: Indymedia platform was not a criminal association

    German Investigations dropped: Indymedia platform was not a criminal association

    The German linksunten.indymedia, founded in 2008, was banned under the Associations Act, and the entire technical infrastructure and funds of a left-wing center were confiscated. Seized storage devices apparently could not be decrypted. Almost five years after the ban of linksunten.indymedia, the German public prosecutor Manuel Graulich has closed a preliminary investigation for the formation […]

  • German police and secret service: Transmission of Kurdish association data is illegal

    German police and secret service: Transmission of Kurdish association data is illegal

    Associations of foreign nationals are kept in a central register in Germany. Members of Kurdish foundations are subject to special surveillance. However, a corresponding decree from 1994 can not be found anymore. The German Federal Office of Administration (BVA) transmits data on Kurdish associations to the police and secret service without any reason. The background […]

  • German interior minister cybers the Constitution

    German interior minister cybers the Constitution

    According to a new concept, federal authorities are to be given hacking powers, with the Ukraine war cited as the reason The Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) in Bonn is the German government’s top authority for digital information security issues in the state, economy and society. Details are set out in a BSI law […]