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Innocent Britons 'may be branded criminals abroad' after Big Brother databases agreement

Innocent British citizens may be drawn into foreign criminal investigations after the Government agreed to EU-wide access to its 'Big Brother' databases, the Conservatives have warned.

All 26 other member countries will be able to check against sensitive personal information held on driver registration, DNA and fingerprint computer systems.

Where there is a match, a suspect-could be extradited to face trial abroad or - at the least - be forced to explain their movements or provide an alibi to prove their innocence. 

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Don't let Big Brother and EU join forces

Hundreds of thousands of innocent people placed on the national DNA database… councils permitted to use anti-terror powers to spy for bin 'crimes'… driver registration details sold to cowboy clampers...

The Government's own shocking disregard for our civil liberties and privacy has been well-chronicled by the Mail. Now it emerges that – having amassed vast Big Brother databases which would be the envy of any totalitarian regime – Ministers plan to offer them to all our EU neighbours.

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Details en foto's NS-skimapparaat gepubliceerd

Vorige week dinsdag werd een skimapparaat, een stukje huisvlijt om pinpasgegevens te stelen, aangetroffen op een NS-kaartjesautomaat in Alkmaar. De eerlijke vinder onderwierp de hardware aan een uitgebreid onderzoek. Skimapparaten worden gebruikt om nietsvermoedende mensen die middels een pinpas willen betalen hun pin af te troggelen. Over het algemeen worden ze voor de echte pinpasopening van ...

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Big Brother police in UK to get 'war-time' power

State officials are to be given powers previously reserved for times of war to demand a person's proof of identity at any time.

Anybody who refuses the Big Brother demand could face arrest and a possible prison sentence. The new rules come in legislation unveiled in today's Queen's Speech.They are presented as a crackdown on illegal immigration, but lawyers say they could be applied to anybody who has ever been outside the UK, even on holiday. The civil rights group Liberty, which analysed clauses from the new Immigration and Citizenship Bill, called them an attempt to introduce compulsory ID cards by the back door.

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Meeting of Body Scanners Task Force on december 19, 2008

On 11 March 2008 Regulation on common rules in the field of civil aviation security and repealing Regulation was adopted by the European Parliament and of the Council. The aim of this Regulation is to protect persons and goods within the European Union by preventing acts of unlawful interference with civil aircraft (e.g. hijack, sabotage of aircraft). One of the means for ensuring this is to screen persons before they enter security restricted areas at airports and board an aircraft.

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80% van 500 ondervraagden wil bankieren met vingerafdruk

Hoewel we de artikelen van security.nl regelmatig onder de aandacht brengen, stuitte de titel van het volgende artikel ons toch wel enigzins tegen de borst.

Nederlandse consumenten staan zeer positief tegenover biometrische oplossingen om bijvoorbeeld te bankieren, zo blijkt uit onderzoek van Unisys, dat biometrische oplossingen implementeert.

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