Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Encrochat

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • EU Council and Commission: New roadmap for access to encryption

    EU Council and Commission: New roadmap for access to encryption

    The Portuguese Presidency is calling for an EU-wide regulation on access to encrypted content by police and judiciary. This should also affect device manufacturers. Failure to comply could result in companies being banned from doing business in the EU. The European Union is to adopt a legal framework on decryption in the near future so […]