Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: United Nations

  • Cleaning up the internet: UN plans convention against cybercrime

    Cleaning up the internet: UN plans convention against cybercrime

    A new convention for the prosecution of online crimes is to include the „spreading of false information“ if this could trigger „social unrest“. States are therefore to make provisions to be able to uniformly prosecute calls for „subversive or armed activities“ on the internet. The proposals are contained in the draft Convention against Cybercrime of […]

  • Criticism also of COP 27: Egyptian blogger still on hunger strike

    Criticism also of COP 27: Egyptian blogger still on hunger strike

    Egyptians in exile are currently protesting for the release of blogger and democracy activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah. A Berlin based solidarity group has also criticised Germany, which is an important trading partner of the regime in Cairo and wants to import „green energy“. The Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abd el-Fattah is considered one of […]

  • Council and Parliament negotiations: EU laws on „E-Evidence“ reportedly on the home straight

    Council and Parliament negotiations: EU laws on „E-Evidence“ reportedly on the home straight

    Internet service providers are to facilitate the work of law enforcement agencies with orders to preserve and hand over their users‘ data. With an additional directive, companies must designate legal representation and establish points of contact. Negotiations on the EU proposals on „electronic evidence“ („e-evidence“) could be concluded this year. This is according to a […]

  • Unrestrained killer robots in Geneva

    Unrestrained killer robots in Geneva

    A UN convention on lethal autonomous weapons systems is not in sight For more than seven years, several dozen states have been discussing a possible ban on autonomous killer robots at the United Nations (UN). So far, the talks have not led to any concrete negotiations; above all, the major military powers – the USA, […]