@laura That's one of the lessons that post-Nazi western Germany learned - lots of divisions between the local, state, and federal organisations, lots of different, weakly interconnected data collections. Deliberately, not because the technology to run central pools didn't exist.
Mostly sacrificed to the god of optimization by now.
@alcinnz @galaxis @laura Sweden was neutral during the war and was never invaded. The netherlands had a pretty good civil registry that listed things like religion. The Netherlands had one of the highest rates per capita of jewish citizens being murdered because of that (along with shared anti-semitism). Here is an article (dutch) about antifa resistance attacks on the civil registry: https://www.verzetsmuseum.org/jongeren/gewapend_verzet/aanslag
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