Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Europol

  • Europol is not investigating „Europe’s Watergate“

    Europol is not investigating „Europe’s Watergate“

    The EU Parliament is probing one of Europe’s biggest espionage scandals, but has little power to do so. Europol should investigate the misuse of „state trojan „Pegasus“ in the EU, MEPs demand. However, this would only be possible with the permission of governments, which would be violating fundamental rights. Governmental surveillance software such as „Pegasus“ […]

  • Police agreement: Europol to exchange biometric data with Israel

    Police agreement: Europol to exchange biometric data with Israel

    Israeli authorities are to be allowed to process and interlink personal information from the EU using „automated procedures“. According to a draft, this would even be possible in the territories occupied after 1967, although the so-called territorial clause excludes this. Five years ago, EU member states gave the Commission a mandate to start negotiations for […]

  • No registration address: German Federal Office fines Telegram

    No registration address: German Federal Office fines Telegram

    The messenger service popular on phones is to pay over €5 million in fines Five years ago, the German Network Enforcement Act came into force. With it, the then coalition government of conservatives and social democrats wanted to combat hate crime, punishable false news and other criminalised content on social network platforms. Even then, it […]

  • Connecting Europol and Interpol: EU provides more surveillance in Libya

    Connecting Europol and Interpol: EU provides more surveillance in Libya

    The EU mission EUBAM, which was actually set up to support border management, is building up a counter-terrorism „analysis unit“. This includes equipping it with analytical software. The European Union wants to support the government in Libya in building up intelligence structures. A Libyan „National Counter-Terrorism Team“ (NCTT) is to set up an „analysis unit“ […]