The meeting of the SURVEILLE Project End User Panel took place on Thursday, 24 October 2013 at Police Headquarters – Mannheim, Germany.

The following issues were discussed: The End User Panel Group welcomed guests from the Fraunhofer Institute in Karlruhe, Germany and TU Delft in the Netherlands Update on SURVEILLE Project Previous EUP submissions on surveillance technology / equipment and draft papers on deliverables. AFUS – Application for Finding Usability Standards – presentation and demonstration on software […]

SURVEILLE and EFUS Feature in Colombia's El Tiempo

During the visit of SURVEILLE’s Sebastian Sperber (EFUS) and Jonathan Andrew (EUI) to Bogotá the two were interviewed by the Colombian daily paper ‘El Tiempo’. Sebastian and Jonathan discussed their experience of the use of surveillance technologies by law enforcement and public authorities in Europe, and spoke of their experiences in Bogotá visiting the presidential administration […]

Presentation by Céline Cocq @ NJLP

Céline Cocq will be representing the SURVEILLE project at the NJLP conference in Amsterdam 28-29 November 2013 where she will present on the topic of ‘The impact of the surveillance technologies on the rights of defence, including the presumption of innocence’. For more information regarding the event, please visit the link bellow.

Professor Martin Scheinin testifies today before European Parliament’s LIBE Committee inquiry on surveillance

Professor Martin Scheinin, the Coordinator of the FP7-Research Project SURVEILLE, testifies before the European Parliament’s LIBE Committee inquiry on mass surveillance Today SURVEILLE’s Coordinator, Professor Martin Scheinin of the EUI, provided testimony to the LIBE Committee with regard to mass surveillance and addressed the issues that concern such practices with respect to European citizens’ fundamental […]

BRIEFING NOTE ON MASS SURVEILLANCE AHEAD OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT NSA/PRISM INQUIRY: Professor Martin Scheinin, the Coordinator of the FP7-Research Project SURVEILLE, to testify before the inquiry

Caspar Bowden, a former Microsoft privacy official, has written a briefing note for the European Parliament’s LIBE Committee (Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs) on the US National Security Agency’s surveillance activities through PRISM and FISA. The report provides “important background and contextual information on PRISM/FISA/NSA activities and US surveillance programmes, and their […]