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Global Europe 04-05-2022

CIA invites ‘concerned Russians’ to get in touch via darknet

The CIA says Russians disaffected by Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine may be trying to get in touch with US intelligence – and it wants them to go to the darknet.
Technology 08-04-2022

Digital Brief: Google’s new cookies policy, CJEU slams data retention in Ireland, France

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Narratives borrowed from the Kremlin’s playbook [have] resurfaced in Chinese state-controlled channels” -EUvsDisinfo    Story of the week: Google...
Technology 05-04-2022

German investigators take down servers of Russian darknet site Hydra

German investigators announced on Tuesday (5 April) that they have shut down the servers of Russian-language Hydra Market, allegedly the world's highest-turnover illegal darknet marketplace, seizing cryptocurrency valued at around €23 million.
Cybersecurity 08-09-2021

Estonia proposes NATO-like expenditure rule for cybersecurity

Estonian Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Andres Sutt proposed the introduction of NATO like expenditure rules for cybersecurity spending of the private and public sector to close the investment gap and tackle cyber threats.

Italy breaks up fake EU COVID pass schemes

Italian police said on Saturday (3 July) they had broken up a number of online schemes offering to sell fake European Union digital COVID-19 status certificates or purported coronavirus vaccines.

German police take down ‘world’s largest darknet marketplace’

German police have taken down the "world's largest" darknet marketplace, whose Australian alleged operator used it to sell drugs, stolen credit card data and malware, prosecutors said Tuesday (12 January).
Technology 23-01-2020

Germany’s CSU wants to increase monitoring of digital space

At a party retreat on 8 January, Germany's conservative Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) passed a resolution highlighting its ideas on digital policy. Although digital activists criticised the party's demands for increased monitoring of the digital space, they agreed with its approach to 5G expansion. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Politics 26-11-2019

EU police deal ‘severe blow’ to Islamic State online propaganda

European police said on Monday (25 November) they had dealt a "severe blow" to the Islamic State group's web propaganda, stopping the spread of thousands of items glorifying terrorism.
Technology 05-12-2017

Bitcoin and darknet, European dealers’ toolkit

The dismantling of online drug platforms last summer has highlighted the primary role of e-commerce for Europe’s drug trade. EURACTIV France reports.

Five member states want EU-wide laws on encryption

Five EU countries said they want the European Commission to propose legislation that would make it easier for police to crack through encryption technology.