AMESys (Advanced Middle East Systems, formerly Amesys (part of Bull))

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AMESys used to be Amesys (part of Bull) until 2012

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25 July 2012
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Author: Beatrix Baconnier, Agence France Presse

Après Amesys en Libye, une autre société française pourrait intéresser la justice pour ses activités en Syrie cette fois: deux ONG ont porté plainte contre Qosmos, accusée d'avoir fourni à Damas du matériel informatique utilisé pour organiser la...

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20 June 2012

[PDF] Annual Briefing - Corporate Legal Accountability

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing provides an overview of corporate legal accountability for human rights, summarising trends and developments in this field. The goal is to help a wide audience understand what is happening in different parts of the world. This briefing...

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20 June 2012

[PDF] New Briefing Highlights Human Rights Lawsuits Against Companies Over Alleged Abuses in Over 25 Countries

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching its first annual briefing on Corporate Legal Accountability...This briefing draws attention to the latest developments in lawsuits brought by victims against companies in...

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14 June 2012

Governments & companies can collaborate to protect freedom of expression & privacy online, says report commissioned by Global Network Initiative

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14 June 2012

[PDF] Digital Freedoms in International Law: Practical Steps to Protect Human Rights Online

Author: Ian Brown & Douwe Korff, Global Network Initiative

While states are responsible for protecting human rights online under international law, companies responsible for Internet infrastructure, products and services can play an important supporting role. Companies also have a legal and corporate social...

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21 May 2012
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Author: Jim Jarrassé, Le Figaro

Le parquet de Paris vient d'ouvrir une information judiciaire contre la société d'ingénierie française Amesys, filiale de Bull. Cette décision fait suite à la plainte avec constitution de partie civile déposée à l'automne 2011 contre l'entreprise d'Aix...

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6 March 2012

Surveillance Inc: How Western Tech Firms Are Helping Arab Dictators

Author: Trevor Timm and Jillian C. York of Electronic Frontier Foundation, in the Atlantic

As democratic movements spread in the Middle East, governments are cracking down, and that means big business for the companies who help them do it. {refers to Area SPA, Bluecoat Systems, Trovicor, Amesys (part of Bull), Telestragies. Includes...

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Company response
25 January 2012

Response by Amesys (part of Bull): Report alleges companies selling of surveillance equipment to repressive govts.

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24 January 2012

Human Rights First & OWNI Digital Journalism articles on surveillance technology & oppressive regimes

Author: Meg Roggensack and Betsy Walters, Human Rights First, OWNI Digital Journalism; reponses compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In November 2011, Human Rights First published a blog entitled "Excuses, excuses: Surveillance Technology and Oppressive Regimes", alleging that companies providing surveillance technology to oppressive regimes in the Middle East contribute to human...

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Company response
22 December 2011

Amesys response re article alleging that Amesys sold surveillance equipment to Libyan authorities

Author: Amesys

The commitment made by the Libyan authorities to participate alongside Western Countries in the fight against international terrorism led the Security Council of the UN, late in 2003, to lift the embargo declared against that country. It was in this...

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