„Ibiza Affair“: EU-wide arbitrary justice by Viennese Police and Justice, files show
How investigators from Austria overstretched European mutual legal assistance Last week, the German magazine Correctiv published the first interview conducted by Julian Hessenthaler in freedom. The private investigator is believed by authorities from Austria – so far without proof or conviction – to be the producer of the so-called Ibiza video. In 2019, the „Süddeutsche […]
German travel ban: Using passenger data against international Antifa?
Since the G8 summit in Genoa in 2001, travel bans have been imposed on left-wing activists – but this was first introduced against football fans. Now the German Federal Police prevented the chairman of the VVN-BdA from leaving the country at the airport. Already on 24 February, the Federal Police in Germany had prevented the […]
New super-databases: EU agencies get experience from the USA
The EU wants to store fingerprints and facial images of over 400 million people from third countries in a single silo. US authorities already have such a system for around 275 million people. Both sides now want to cooperate more closely on this matter. The European Union is currently merging all databases containing biometric data […]
Traveller screening: Europol wants to collect data on Europeans crossing borders
Frontex and Europol want to create an indivdual file for all travellers and check it against various databases. The analysis is to be carried out with AI. EU agencies Europol and Frontex are proposing to link different databases to improve the screening of business travellers and tourists. A profile is to be automatically created for […]