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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 13020

14 September 2022
Contents Publication in full By article 19 / 35
SECTORAL POLICIES / Home affairs
Spyware in EU, Commission retreats behind Member States’ national security competences
Strasbourg, 13/09/2022 (Agence Europe)

The European Commission did not give much comfort, on Monday 12 September in Strasbourg, to MEPs who asked it to take strong action to prevent wiretapping practices organised in some Member States for national security reasons and which have led, as in Greece, to the phone-tapping of political opponents or journalists.

In a debate on Predator and more general spyware tapping practices, the Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, reiterated several times that these were matters to be...

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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PLENARY
SECTORAL POLICIES
ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
INSTITUTIONAL
EXTERNAL ACTION
EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19
COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EU
NEWS BRIEFS