Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Signal

  • 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…

  • Chat control: Schengen states should promote decryption of messengers

    Chat control: Schengen states should promote decryption of messengers

    The EU Commission is collecting outstanding cases with which it can promote the interception of messengers. Great Britain is going even further. In six weeks, the European Commission plans to present its proposal for “legislation to effectively combat child sexual…

  • Planned regulation: EU Commission postpones mandatory screening of encrypted chats

    Planned regulation: EU Commission postpones mandatory screening of encrypted chats

    Providers of messengers and cloud services will be allowed to voluntarily screen for child abuse content worthy of prosecution, which is to become mandatory across the EU. The Council and Commission are pushing for an extension to other crime areas.…

  • Restrictive in cyberspace

    Restrictive in cyberspace

    New German cybersecurity guidelines harbour even more surveillance and centralised powers The Federal Cabinet today approved the new “Cybersecurity Strategy for Germany”. The draft, prepared by the Federal Ministry of the Interior, is to be in place for five years…

  • The EU in Crypto War

    The EU in Crypto War

    Once again, the EU member states demand the weakening of encryption, associations and activists protest vehemently The German EU Council Presidency wants to pass a resolution to give police forces and secret services easier access to encrypted communications. Operators of…