Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Cyprus

  • Pegasus and Predator investigations: Europol is not a European FBI

    Pegasus and Predator investigations: Europol is not a European FBI

    The EU Parliament’s committee of enquiry into Pegasus and other spy software is calling for Europol to investigate the scandal. However, there are reasons why the police agency’s powers are limited. While the EU Parliament is looking into the spyware scandal in a committee of enquiry, the role of the police agency Europol is also […]

  • Europol is not investigating „Europe’s Watergate“

    Europol is not investigating „Europe’s Watergate“

    The EU Parliament is probing one of Europe’s biggest espionage scandals, but has little power to do so. Europol should investigate the misuse of „state trojan „Pegasus“ in the EU, MEPs demand. However, this would only be possible with the permission of governments, which would be violating fundamental rights. Governmental surveillance software such as „Pegasus“ […]

  • EU agency awaits requests for new maritime rescue drone

    EU agency awaits requests for new maritime rescue drone

    The Maritime Safety Agency EMSA has signed a four-year contract for new drone flights. But operational locations are still unclear because required flight permits and approvals are causing problems. The European Union’s seas are increasingly becoming testing tracks for drone surveillance. The border agency Frontex has been monitoring the Libyan sea rescue zone for a […]

  • Mediterranean Sea: Frontex claims to have detected 13,000 refugees with drones

    Mediterranean Sea: Frontex claims to have detected 13,000 refugees with drones

    After in Malta, the EU border agency is now stationing a long-range drone on Crete. There is contradictory information on the surveillance technology on board. According to its own figures, Frontex has detected at least 13,000 refugees in 300 cases with the help of long-range drones and reported them to the responsible coast guards. Since […]