Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: European Union

  • German dispute over EU chat control

    German dispute over EU chat control

    Coalition agreement „interpreted differently“ by SPD and FDP A planned EU regulation on the scanning of internet communications is causing dissent in the federal government. Platform operators are to be obliged to inspect even encrypted connections of their customers for depictions of sexualised violence against children and adolescents. For this purpose, the companies are to […]

  • EU aerial surveillance for Libya makes Tripoli coastguard doing the „dirty work“

    EU aerial surveillance for Libya makes Tripoli coastguard doing the „dirty work“

    The European border agency observes boats with refugees from the air and lets them be brought back to North Africa. A new report by human rights organisations criticises this as „Airborne Complicity“. The European Union has withdrawn ships from the central Mediterranean and is investing in aerial surveillance instead. Refugees who find themselves in distress […]

  • New EU control system: Waiting times at German borders to triple

    New EU control system: Waiting times at German borders to triple

    In six months‘ time, travellers from third countries will have their passports, fingerprints and facial images checked automatically. Because of the time-consuming procedure, the German Federal Police is hoping for the timely delivery of self-service machines and is considering a call for help to Frontex. End of May 2023, the European Union will put a […]

  • Military and secret services: EU gears up for cyber attacks

    Military and secret services: EU gears up for cyber attacks

    The German Armed Forces are leading an EU project to coordinate „hackbacks“. Information gathering will be taken over by „cyber intelligence services“. The European Union is to strengthen its cyber defence capabilities, including the development of „active defence capabilities“. These are then to be deployed jointly in the event of a digital attack on a […]