Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: ANOM

  • German ANOM investigations: The mysterious EU third state

    German ANOM investigations: The mysterious EU third state

    The FBI had a crypto-messenger programmed that was fully intercepted. For legal reasons, the US authority received the intercepted communication via detours. Because of “hearsay court orders”, its use in German criminal proceedings is questionable. Ever since the encrypted messenger service EncroChat was hacked by authorities from France and the Netherlands in March 2020, investigative […]

  • Negotiations on the Europol Regulation: Will there be a “European FBI” by the end of the year?

    Negotiations on the Europol Regulation: Will there be a “European FBI” by the end of the year?

    Europol is to be allowed to carry out “discreet” manhunts and request large amounts of data from private companies, using “artificial intelligence”. In addition, the police agency coordinates special units and cooperated with foreign secret services. The European Parliament, the Commission and the Council today began the so-called trilogue procedure for a new Europol regulation. […]

  • New regulation: Europol becomes quasi-secret service

    New regulation: Europol becomes quasi-secret service

    The EU police agency processes billions of personalised “big data”, much of it from governmental hacks or intelligence sources. The new Europol vice-director, who was trained in the French military, plays a special role. Now it’s up to the EU Parliament to decide. The day before yesterday, the EU interior ministers agreed on a mandate […]