The Bundeswehr flies the world’s largest drones over the Black Sea. When will the first one crash?
Germany is the largest contributor to five Nato „Global Hawk“ drones in Sicily. The military alliance has been using them to monitor its „eastern flank“ for two years. The crash of a US „Reaper“ fighter drone off the coast of Crimea throws a spotlight on Western military surveillance in favour of Ukraine. The US Air […]
Controversial term: German Ministry of the Interior sneaks „Gefährder“ into the EU
In order for state protection departments to be able to cooperate better at EU level in the area of politically motivated crime, they need common definitions of the persons to be prosecuted. A corresponding initiative to this end comes from Germany. This way, threats are prosecuted that have not even occurred yet. Under the Treaty […]
Court in France bans police drones at demonstrations
The use of police drones for Corona compliance and at political rallies in Paris is unlawful. La Quadrature du Net sees the „balance of power“ with police reversing. The French Supreme Administrative Court has banned the police in Paris from using quadrocopters to monitor demonstrations. Police prefect Didier Lallement is to stop the practice immediately, […]