Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: English Channel

  • Britain and Europol: Social media to remove posts by refugees

    Britain and Europol: Social media to remove posts by refugees

    Companies such as TikTok and Facebook are to step up deletions of internet content if it could encourage the entry of irregular migrants. Calls for this came from the British Criminal Investigation Department. A department for “removal orders” has also…

  • EU has spent over €300 million on surveillance with drones in four years

    EU has spent over €300 million on surveillance with drones in four years

    Unmanned systems have been flying regularly for the European Union’s agencies since 2017. Now, member states are also receiving funding for drones at their external borders. Soon, remote-controlled patrol boats could be deployed. The EU Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has…

  • Migration control: Drones now fly across the English Channel

    Migration control: Drones now fly across the English Channel

    1,700 migrants are said to have crossed the strait between France and Great Britain in small boats this year. Both governments therefore requested patrols with drones from the European Union next year. Until then, the border authorities will fly with…

  • Arms companies benefit from migration in the English Channel

    Arms companies benefit from migration in the English Channel

    The market for border surveillance is booming. Two German companies are among the winners of the European policy sealing off their “blue borders”. The manufacturers of drones, radar systems and video surveillance can also be pleased. Border authorities in France…