🇩🇪 Heute haben wir über die umstrittene israelische Überwachungssoftware debattiert, die auch vom gekauft wurde.

Regierungen nutzen gefährliche Sicherheitslücken schamlos aus, anstatt sie zum Schutz ihrer BürgerInnen schließen zu lassen.



Big tears today regarding the spyware scandal from those responsible for blanket messaging and

@echo_pbreyer could you explain a bit more what this post is about?

@echo_pbreyer Translation?

What's the directive?

Is it pro-privacy or pro-surveillance?

How has voting support changed?

(You're way too far out in front of your own message here. Give the reader something to catch on to.)

(I do know what Pegasus is --- NSO Group spyware out of Israel on smartphone devices, notably Apple iPhone. But not the rest. And that would ahve been useful background as well.)

I also read that and still not sure what the news is. Looks like the draft for the follow-up legislation (which makes chat control mandatory for email and messaging providers) has been postponed to December?

@echo_pbreyer Linkifying that helps:


The End of the Privacy of Digital Correspondence

The EU decided to let providers search all private chats, messages, and emails automatically for suspicious content – generally and indiscriminately. The stated aim: To prosecute child pornography. The result: Mass surveillance by means of fully automated real-time messaging and chat control and the end of secrecy of digital correspondence. A majority of the Members of the European Parliament adopted the chatcontrol regulation on 6 July 2021.


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