Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Big Data

  • EU Parliament approves: Europol Regulation on the home straight

    EU Parliament approves: Europol Regulation on the home straight

    The EU police agency gets a new legal basis after six years. The expansion of its powers is hardly matched by new possibilities for supervision. A parliamentary control group even proves to be a driver for the expansion of an already powerful agency. The EU Parliament has voted by a large majority to extend Europol’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • Proposals for new Europol Regulation

    Proposals for new Europol Regulation

    The EU police agency is to process more „big data“ and receive personal data from private companies. Preventive cooperation with third countries will be expanded, this also concerns secret services. On 9 December last year, the EU Commission presented a proposal to extend Europol’s mandate. The police agency could therefore initiate investigations itself without waiting […]