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Author: Mark Dubowitz and Toby Dershowitz, Wall Street Journal
[T]he entire Iranian telecom and technology industry should be blacklisted and closed to foreign companies unless they can certify to the U.S. government that any sales of technology to Iran will facilitate Iranians' access to safe and open...
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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Response by Creativity Software: Human Rights First says companies providing surveillance technology to oppressive regimes in the Middle East contribute to human rights abuses.
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Author: Steve Stecklow, Farnaz Fassihi & Loretta Chao, Wall Street Journal [USA]
During 2009's demonstrations…Huawei carried out government orders on behalf of its client, MTN Irancell…to suspend text messaging and block the Internet phone service…In…2009, Siemens disclosed that its joint venture with Nokia, NSN, had provided Iran...