Human rights organizations call to strengthen the European Commission position on dual-use recast
The letter calls on the Commission to enact strong uniform rules across the Union so that surveillance vendors are prevented from “licence shopping” among the states with weaker implementation of current export controls rules.
Civil society calls for evidence-based solutions to disinformation
Human and digital rights organisations published a joint report evaluating the European Commission’s online disinformation and propaganda initiatives.
The European Parliament is fighting to strengthen the rules for surveillance trade
Cross-border access to data: NGO position delivered to the Council of Europe
Our comments provide guidance on how to protect human rights when developing new rules on cross-border access to electronic evidence (“e-evidence”).
Access Now testimony before EESC on “Exchanging and Protecting Personal Data in a Globalized World”
When data travels, protection should travel with it. Easier said than done; in reality legal protections don’t travel with us, let alone our personal data.
Case study: Denmark and the failure of EU export controls
Denmark’s decision shows what’s rotten in the state of EU export controls.
Italy to Revoke Export License for Cyber Surveillance Company
The European Commission is thinking… about government hacking
Europe is exploring ways to bypass MLATs. Any system for cross-border access to data must increase protections for fundamental rights.