European Data Protection Digest

Advocacy Group Presses For Halt of Web-Spying Exports

SURVEILLANCE—UK

July 26, 2012

Privacy International (PI) wants the government to halt the export by British firms of surveillance technology that is sold to repressive regimes, V3.co.uk reports. In a letter to the secretary of state for business, innovation and skills, PI wrote, “The government must stop exports of British surveillance technologies to despotic regimes before more harm is done.”
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