Security Architectures in the EU

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  • Use of Spanish spyware in Germany illegal, Bundestag report says

    Use of Spanish spyware in Germany illegal, Bundestag report says

    Spain’s secret service is probably also spying abroad with „Pegasus“. Attacks may have been made in Germany on the former regional president of Catalonia and his Chilean-German lawyer. On 25 March 2018, former regional president of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont was arrested by the highway police in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein and temporarily detained. Due […]

  • Cleaning up the internet: UN plans convention against cybercrime

    Cleaning up the internet: UN plans convention against cybercrime

    A new convention for the prosecution of online crimes is to include the „spreading of false information“ if this could trigger „social unrest“. States are therefore to make provisions to be able to uniformly prosecute calls for „subversive or armed activities“ on the internet. The proposals are contained in the draft Convention against Cybercrime of […]

  • „AI Act“: Germany in favour of facial recognition, against lie detectors

    „AI Act“: Germany in favour of facial recognition, against lie detectors

    In Brussels, governments and parliament discuss a law on artificial intelligence The German government is committed to improving facial recognition procedures throughout the EU with the help of artificial intelligence (AI). Such systems should admittedly not be able to be used by the police in real time. In investigations, however, the authorities should be allowed […]

  • Two men dead in police custody in Braunschweig and Berlin

    Two men dead in police custody in Braunschweig and Berlin

    Police continue to investigate the cause of death The circumstances surrounding the death of a man who died in police custody in Braunschweig remain unclear. The responsible public prosecutor’s office told „nd“ that the cause of death of the 38-year-old could not be determined during an autopsy at the Hannover Medical School. However, the examinations […]