Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Freedom of Information

  • Secret border surveillance: Italy drastically restricts freedom of information

    Secret border surveillance: Italy drastically restricts freedom of information

    Italian media no longer receive information about their country’s cooperation with the Libyan coast guard. Whether many millions of euros for equipment have been wasted there can now hardly be clarified. It also makes the EU border agency Frontex more opaque. The Italian government has drastically restricted the right of access to administrative documents. In […]

  • Frontex Files: The Military-Border Police Complex

    Frontex Files: The Military-Border Police Complex

    Following Freedom of Information requests, the EU Border Agency has released over one hundred presentations, most of which feature companies promoting their military technologies for securing Europe’s external borders. Deployments to counter migration use drones, satellites, high-resolution cameras and radars, pattern and behaviour recognition, and lead-free ammunition. As announced in advance, the German TV „ZDF […]