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German prosecutor to investigate FinFisher for allegedly selling spyware used against journalists and activists in Turkey without license
Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)
"German prosecutor opens criminal investigation into Finfisher for selling spyware to Turkey without license", 5 Sep 2019...
Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights
[Die] Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte (GFF), [...] Reporter ohne Grenzen (ROG), [das] European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) und [...] netzpolitik.org [...] haben am 5. Juli 2019 gegen mehrere Geschäftsführer der Unternehmen...
UN expert calls for moratorium on the sale, transfer & use of surveillance tools; cites lack of human rights-compliant regulatory frameworks
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, called for an immediate moratorium on the sale, transfer and use of surveillance technology until human rights-compliant regulatory frameworks are in place. In a...
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Case of U.A.E. buying commercial spyware to crackdown on activists reflects broader trend - New York Times
Author: Nicole Perlroth, The New York Times
"Governments Turn to Commercial Spyware to Intimidate Dissidents", 29 May 2016...
UK's OECD National Contact Point fails to hold companies accountable for human rights abuses, says Amnesty
CORE’s new report, The Bottom Line: UK Corporate Abuse Overseas brings together ten recent case studies of serious abuses allegedly linked to UK corporations’ international operations. The report contains comments by the companies concerned.
Author: Nick Hopkins & Jake Morris, BBC Newsnight
"UK firm's surveillance kit 'used to crush Uganda opposition", 15 Oct 2015...
Uganda: Report alleges Gamma Group's technology used to repress political opponents; includes company's comments
Author: Nick Hopkins & Jake Morris, BBC
"UK firm's surveillance kit 'used to crush Uganda opposition"...