For the past 6 months, there has been a conspiracy of silence of Commission and member states. In order to be able to protect democracy, however, all stakeholders need to be willing to cooperate - more in my speech:
Negotiations in the PEGA Committee have started – but what exactly does “PEGA” mean? High time to take a closer look at the work of the Committee! In this interview I answer the most important questions:
Who uses the "Pegasus" spy software? Who has control over the data collected and the system itself? Who bears responsibility for human rights violations committed with the help of the software? We quizzed NSO representative Chaim Gelfand on these issues.
Today, the European Commission published its Gulf Strategy, outlining its strategic approach to the region for the years to come. Here's my comment as Chair of the European Parliament’s Delegation to the Arabian Peninsula:
Five MEPs were targeted by the spyware "Pegasus", either personally or through spyware attacks on family, friends or their professional contacts. I am a member of the Parliament's committee of enquiry on the subject.