Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: BKA

  • 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 […]

  • „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 […]

  • German football fans speak out against repression

    German football fans speak out against repression

    Umbrella organisation defends itself against surveillance and arbitrary police violence Football fans are demanding less violence and surveillance from the police in Germany. At the annual general meeting of their umbrella organisation in Hanover, 22 local associations published a joint catalogue with five central demands against „permanent surveillance, restrictions on freedom, unlawful data collection, lack […]

  • Copyright infringement: Radio Dreyeckland issues a warning to secret service

    Copyright infringement: Radio Dreyeckland issues a warning to secret service

    Once again, a domestic secret service has used a photo without asking the rights holders for permission. In the Freiburg case, this also discredits journalism. The interference of the agency in the formation of political will is also critical. The popular Radio Dreyeckland was successful with a warning against the State Office for the Protection […]