Ik zei het al eerder, maar wellicht was u nog niet overtuigd. Mijd de Verenigde Staten als de pest:

The data could be used beyond determining whether a person may enter the United States. For instance, information may be shared with foreign agencies when relevant to their hiring or contracting decisions.


Under the system, officials record name, birth date, gender, date and time of crossing, and a photo, where available, for U.S. travelers returning to the country by land, sea or air. The same information is gathered about foreign travelers, but it is held for 75 years.


“This database is, in a sense, worse than a watch list,” he said. “At least in the watch-list scenario, there’s some reason why the name got on the list. Here, the only thing a person does to come to the attention of DHS is to lawfully cross the border. The theory of this data collection is: Track everyone — just in case.”

Washington Post

Maar vreest u niet! De Europese Unie is naarstig bezig om te volgen. En heeft daar niet uw, noch de toestemming van ons parlement voor nodig. Zijn we niet democratisch?

The importance of prevention has been stressed in the Group, which considers this aspect of civil protection as something that need to be developed in order to create a safer environment.


Indeed, beyond the technical aspects of pooling files, security technologies can offer significant possibilities in the area of police cooperation. As is wellknown, the entire area of security technology has undergone major developments in the past few years. Efforts must be made to standardise new materials in order to obtain better interoperability, especially in the areas of video surveillance, Internet telephony, and police use of unpiloted aircraft.

De vraag is niet of, maar hoe de ‘hoeders van vrijheid’ gebruik gaan maken van videotoezicht, internet en telefoontaps en zelfs onbemande vliegtuigen om te loeren of u toevallig niet een aanslag bedenkt ( of bij de buurvrouw ligt ). Meer in een prima artikel op Sargasso.