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 […]
Britain and Europol: Social media to remove posts by refugees
Companies such as TikTok and Facebook are to step up deletions of internet content if it could encourage the entry of irregular migrants. Calls for this came from the British Criminal Investigation Department. A department for „removal orders“ has also been set up at Europol along the same lines. British Home Secretary Priti Patel on […]
EU project iBorderCtrl: Is the lie detector coming or not?
A document made legible again reveals how the beneficiaries of EU security research have been pushing for legislative changes for the introduction of prohibited technologies. The EU Commission is now funding a follow-up project with 8 million euros. For three years, a consortium of European companies, institutes, universities and police forces had been working in […]