NO2ID

NO2ID

NO2ID's ID Card & Database State Online Discussion Forum
This is a static snapshot / read-only version of the forum.
 

All times are UTC




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: El Reg: UK border security ring-o-steel flagged 48,000 trave
PostPosted: Tue, 18 May 2010 05:51:38 +0000 
Site Admin
Site Admin

Joined: Sun, 09 Jan 2005 18:23:13 +0000
Posts: 10514
Location: Cambridge
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/05/17/eborders_flags/

UK border security ring-o-steel flagged 48,000 travellers

Intrusive backroom probes for EVERYONE!

By Chris Williams

Posted in Public Sector, 17th May 2010 11:53 GMT

The £1.2bn e-Borders security system flagged more than 48,000 travellers for intrusive background checks last year, it has emerged.

Those automatically matched against intelligence watch lists are subjected to scrutiny of their criminal and financial records, as well as checks of their known associates.

The system currently covers only air travel, but is scheduled to screen all journeys in and out of the UK in 2014. The previous government approved e-Borders in 2004 amid controversy over wildly inaccurate immigration figures.

...


Report this post
Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: E; Reg: UK border security ring-o-steel flagged 48,000 t
PostPosted: Tue, 18 May 2010 11:57:49 +0000 
A-List
A-List

Joined: Fri, 04 Aug 2006 12:05:45 +0000
Posts: 1653
Location: Shrewsbury
eek! Is there any way of knowing if we've been e-Raided under this scheme?

_________________
Rob Findlay
And you all know, security / Is mortals' chiefest enemy. (Macbeth)


Report this post
Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC


You can post new topics in this forum
You can reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

cron
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
Template made by DEVPPL/ThatBigForum