September 24, 2012 Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance
Nerea Rial reports:
The CleanIT project was funded by the European Commission’s Home Affairs Directorate in order to reduce the impact of the terrorist use of internet, but a leaked document has shown that the initiative is not what it seems to be.
The main idea of the programme, in which participates among others the Dutch National Coordinator for Terrorism and Security, Spain, UK, Belgium and Europol, is to fight terrorism through voluntary self-regulatory measures under the law. However the document shows how they rapidly forgot about European democracy and legislation.
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