Judicial cooperation in criminal matters: combating attacks against information systems

A new EU legislative framework proposal was published some time ago amied at combating (large scale) attacks against info systems. Learning from major past criminal offenses  it is obviously in the interest of Europe to be prepared against such attacks and punish those who committed them. The emphasis on the last part of the sentence as one wouldn’t punish the “hammer maker if once another person breaks the window with the hammer.” Clear definitions are crucial for this case and we need a bit more here than correcting grammatical faults in amendments. When voting on the issue in plenary the EP should consider that Europe is and has to remain a place for innovative software development.