Prof. Scheinin (EUI) provides written testimony to the US Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
Prof. Martin Scheinin provided written testimony to the US Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board’s hearing held on Wednesday, March 19th, in Washington DC. The Board is currently examining the surveillance program conducted under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act. The work of the SURVEILLE project is mentioned in the hearing’s documentation (a link is given below):
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 prototype (paper on deliverable 3.3)
- AFUS – Trial use by members of EUP with support from Fraunhofer and completion of questionnaire.
- Discussion on deliverable focussing on suggested scoring of technology equipment by SURVEILLE Consortium.
- Discussion on deliverables assessing cost effectiveness of surveillance technology.
- SURVEILLE Ethics Advisory Service.