Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: EU

  • Bosnian refugee camp Lipa: Dispute over “Austrian Guantanamo”

    Bosnian refugee camp Lipa: Dispute over “Austrian Guantanamo”

    20 governments participate in the Vienna ICMPD and finance or receive its activities. The ÖVP-affiliated organisation handles migration control for the EU. Every year, the EU spends hundreds of millions of euros to manage and counter migration in third countries.…

  • European Investigation Order: Mutual legal assistance at the cost of the accused

    European Investigation Order: Mutual legal assistance at the cost of the accused

    An EU directive from 2014 allows police to break the law across borders Since a special meeting of the European Council in Tampere, Finland, in 1999, the mutual recognition of judicial decisions has been one of the principles of EU…

  • Relaunch of the EU-US Migration Platform

    Relaunch of the EU-US Migration Platform

    Twice a year the USA and the EU want to meet to talk about migration and asylum policies At their most recent meeting in Washington last December, the justice and interior ministers of the EU and the USA revived their…

  • EU surveillance state

    EU surveillance state

    The EU is increasing the surveillance in its Member States. US authorities could soon also wiretap legally in Europe The new European Parliament is to be constituted in September, after which the EU Commission will be re-elected. The governments of…

  • US companies also affected: EU to discuss direct access to all telecommunications

    US companies also affected: EU to discuss direct access to all telecommunications

    A planned EU regulation on police investigations into cloud data should now include direct access and real-time interception. This would include user,  traffic and content data. All companies offering “interpersonal communication services” in the European Union would be concerned. The…