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7 November 2019

Facebook suspends Russian accounts that meddled in the domestic politics of 8 African countries

Author: Africanews

"Facebook suspends fake accounts for meddling in 8 African countries," 31 October 2019....

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Article
4 November 2019

Kuwait: Domestic workers traded on Facebook, Google and Apple-owned apps; includes company comments

Author: Owen Pinnell & Jess Kelly, BBC

"Slave markets found on Instagram and other apps," 31 Oct 2019...

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Article
23 April 2014

Sinovatio response to Human Rights Watch report on telecom and internet surveillance in Ethiopia

Author: Sinovatio

[Unofficial translation of text from original Chinese provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]...The prerequisite for sales of Sinovatio products to foreign countries is the country’s relevant legislations or regulations on lawful...

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Company response
16 April 2014

Response by Sinovatio: Sinovatio re Ethiopian Govt. use of its tech to monitor political opponents

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Company non-response
25 March 2014

ZTE did not respond to: Ethiopian Govt. use of their tech to monitor political opponents

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Company non-response
19 September 2013

ZTE did not respond to: NGO Reflets.info reports that Iranian govt.'s internet censorship system is using HP, ZTE products.

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Article
5 February 2013

Broken promises: Pakistan announces plans to launch censorship firewall, possibly with Chinese tech

Author: Access

New mechanisms to censor websites and filter mobile communications could come online in Pakistan, possibly within 60 days, according to government officials in the country and activists on the ground...[Sana] Saleem [of BoloBhi]...[has] called out...

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Company non-response
5 February 2013

Huawei Technologies did not respond to: Govt. moving ahead with plans for internet censorship firewall, "possibly with Chinese tech".

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Company response
5 February 2013

ZTE response to Access statement on Pakistan firewall

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Story
30 November 2012

Pakistani writer expresses fear that Chinese IT companies, Huawei & ZTE, might be aiding internet surveillance in Pakistan

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