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Nokia Networks was a joint venture of Nokia and Siemens known as Nokia Siemens Networks until August 2013 when Nokia acquired Siemens' share of the company.

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17 August 2010

Activist sues Nokia Siemens in US over Iran cell monitoring

Author: AFP

An Iranian activist is suing Nokia Siemens before a US court, accusing the firm and its parent companies of supplying the Iranian government with technology it used to spy on dissidents. Moawad & Herischi, the Maryland firm that filed the suit...

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3 June 2010

Nokia-Siemens rues Iran crackdown role

Author: Valentina Pop, Bloomberg

Nokia-Siemens Networks [joint venture of Nokia and Siemens]…admitted its share of the blame for Iran's brutal crackdown on anti-government demonstrators last year after selling mobile phone surveillance to the authoritarian regime…Iranian authorities...

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17 March 2010

Nokia, Siemens hinder Iranian human rights, says Nobel winner

Author: Alexandra Pullin, TechEye

Nobel prizewinner Shirin Ebadi,...said that some western technology companies are helping the government and called for international economic sanctions..."It's clearly the case with Siemens and Nokia when they send the Iranian state software and...

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2 February 2010

US senator asks companies about China rights practices

Author: Agence France Presse

A US senator on Tuesday asked 30 leading companies...for information about their human rights practices in China after Google's threat to leave the country over cyberattacks and Web censorship...The letters were sent to Acer, Amazon, Apple, AT&T,...

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7 August 2009

Durbin, Coburn Continue to Press Tech Companies on Human Rights Code of Conduct

Author: E News Park Forest

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) sent a letter today to 26 tech companies, urging them to join a voluntary code of conduct known as the Global Network Initiative (GNI) [on freedom of expression, privacy...

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23 July 2009

Tech giants to be rated on human rights

Author: Paul Jay, CBC News

A group of prominent Canadian researchers has launched an initiative to examine how closely companies like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo follow their own principles regarding freedom of expression and privacy...Citizen Lab director Ron Deibert said the...

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1 July 2009

Citizen Lab will assess how Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! uphold freedom of expression & privacy principles

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1 July 2009

[PDF] Global Network Initiative Monitor - Objectives

Author: Citizen Lab, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto

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29 June 2009

Technology, Business, and Democratic Rights in Iran [refers to proposed legislation by US Senators Schumer and Graham]

Author: Chip Pitts, CSR Law

CSR Law commented last week on reports that Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) [joint venture Nokia and Siemens] provided technology to Iran that the regime used to monitor and repress protesters and dissidents. (As a CSR academic and activist who was...

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25 June 2009

Technology, business, & democratic rights in Iran

Author: Chip Pitts, CSR Law

…[C]ensorship, surveillance, and propaganda remain distressingly effective in many countries, including Iran. And when they involve technology, they sometimes involve charges of corporate complicity…The possibility that Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) ...

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