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Re: Map of surveillance societies

Am 02.01.2008 um 21:54 schrieb Jan-Kaspar Münnich:

On 02.01.2008, at 15:52, Hans Schnehl wrote:

I  assume Germany is seen as before the new laws came into force.

No, the new (data retention) laws were already taken into account. Don't make it worse than it is ;)

"Fingerprints have been included in ID cards, although not for storage on a central database"
"Despite objections, data retention law approved"

I see, i see.

Well, but the argument, that the fingerprints are not in a centraized database, is no arguement: the polices will have drect access to the data after closingtime of the local resident's regristration office and at weekends. A centralized acces is simply not neccessary in a dezentralised, but connected system.

Furthermore, on the EU-level a centralized european database of all europeans is planned -> Eurodac

These are european strategies, therefore we have to fight it on a european level.


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