European Data Protection Digest

Advocacy Group Presses For Halt of Web-Spying Exports


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, 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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