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Israeli firm’s spyware used to target journalists’ cell phones – reports
Middle East

Israeli firm’s spyware used to target journalists’ cell phones – reports

WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) – An Israeli company’s spyware was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging…
Watch this: China surveillance tech seeks to go global
Technology

Watch this: China surveillance tech seeks to go global

Chinese firms are omnipresent at a Paris homeland security trade show, capitalizing on their vast experience in developing surveillance systems…
Dissidents under late Uzbek leader still out in the cold
World

Dissidents under late Uzbek leader still out in the cold

Journalist and former prisoner Dilmurod Saidov knows a thing or two about the brutal rule of Uzbekistan’s first leader, the…
China’s police state goes global, leaving refugees in fear
World

China’s police state goes global, leaving refugees in fear

Muslims who escaped China’s crackdown in Xinjiang still live in fear, saying new homes abroad and even Western passports afford…
Belt and Road Forum: Will China’s ‘digital Silk Road’ lead to an authoritarian future?
World

Belt and Road Forum: Will China’s ‘digital Silk Road’ lead to an authoritarian future?

In May 2017, at the first Belt and Road International Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that big data would be…
Netherlands to hold referendum on new surveillance law
World

Netherlands to hold referendum on new surveillance law

The Netherlands will hold a referendum on legislation giving law enforcement authorities far-reaching surveillance powers, the Dutch Voting Commission said…
420 Surveillance cameras, electric gates to be installed in Hurghada following stabbing attack
Egypt

420 Surveillance cameras, electric gates to be installed in Hurghada following stabbing attack

“Hurghada will be under electronic surveillance,” stated Governor of the Red Sea governorate Ahmed Abdallah, as he announced that last…
Surveillance cameras to be installed in all Cairo neighborhoods for maximum security
Egypt

Surveillance cameras to be installed in all Cairo neighborhoods for maximum security

Cairo Governor Atef Abdel Hamid instructed local authorities in Cairo neighborhoods to oversee the installation of surveillance cameras in front…
Egypt allegedly asks Uber, Careem to divulge riders data: New York Times
Business

Egypt allegedly asks Uber, Careem to divulge riders data: New York Times

Car booking apps Uber and Careem were allegedly requested by the Egyptian government to disclose real-time user and driver data, the…
420 surveillance cameras to be installed in Hurghada streets
Egypt

420 surveillance cameras to be installed in Hurghada streets

Red Sea Governor Ahmed Abdullah has revealed an agreement with the Telecommunications Ministry to install 420 surveillance cameras in main streets and…
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