Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: German Ministry of the Interior

  • EU tests crossborder querying of police files

    EU tests crossborder querying of police files

    The introduction of a European Police Records Information System has been under discussion for years. Authorities could use it to query police files in other countries. Through the back door, a EU-wide “troublemaker database” could become reality. The European Union…

  • New data retention planned for border crossings of all European Union citizens

    New data retention planned for border crossings of all European Union citizens

    The European Union could soon save the date and place of each crossing of the EU’s external borders. Travellers’ identification documents would be read out and their biographical data saved along with information regarding border crossings. Police forces and intelligence…