just what do they mean by criminal database?
As we all well know that in order to end up on the British police dna database all you need to do is pass out drunk in the streets.
The United States and Germany have announced they will share access to national criminal biometrics databases. A bilateral agreement between the two nations was intialled in Berlin yesterday. "Terrorists who threaten our way of life see no barriers in borders between countries, neither should our efforts to stop them," said US …
What the article ommits to mention, is that the last people to take scent sample of disidents* was the secret police of the DDR (East Germany).
An important cultural reference I feel - it caused a bit of a scandal in Germany last year.
In the DDR, people who wanted a bit more freedom than allowed in a authoritarian state. Not terrorists.
Now, anyone concerned about climate change, global poverty, dodgy big business, etc. Not terrorists.
...is scratched off my calendar for the foreseeable future. I don't want my beer and sauerkraut stained fingerprints analysed by some redneck looking for traces of explosive substances. The sauerkraut alone will set off every machine in sight !!
my coat is....stop putting your hands up my lederhosen !! Bastards !!