Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: EDPS

  • New regulation: Europol becomes the Big Data police

    New regulation: Europol becomes the Big Data police

    Following the decision of the EU interior ministers, the new Europol law will come into force in June. The police agency will thus receive new areas of responsibility and powers. Comparatively quickly, EU member states and the Parliament have launched a new Europol regulation. Once set up to fight drug trafficking, the agency is being […]

  • New Europol regulation: EU member states want to blindside parliament with renewed time stamps

    New Europol regulation: EU member states want to blindside parliament with renewed time stamps

    For years, the EU police agency has been storing dumps of data on crime victims and witnesses. New legislation will legalise this practice. An exception should now apply to information Europol collected before it comes into force. According to a proposal by the EU Commission for a new Europol regulation, the EU police authority is […]

  • 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 […]