Edward Snowden on Spyware: ‘This Is an Industry That Should Not Exist’ (videos)
SPECIAL FEATURE, 26 Jul 2021
The Guardian – TRANSCEND Media Service
19 Jul 2021
The NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden reacts to the Pegasus project disclosures about widespread abuse of NSO Group’s spyware by governments around the world.
Pegasus: The Spyware Technology That Threatens Democracy
Pegasus spyware is capable of bypassing your phone’s security and gaining complete access to your device – including emails, messages, GPS location, photos, video, and your phone’s microphone. A Guardian investigation can now reveal widespread abuse of the Pegasus technology by government clients around the world who purchased the spyware from its Israeli manufacturer — the NSO Group. People who were selected as possible targets include journalists, lawyers and human rights defenders.
Tags: Big Brother, Cellphones, Control, Forbidden Stories, Freedom of information, Freedom of the press, Israel, Journalism, Media, NSO, Pegasus Project, Privacy, Privacy rights, Spying, Surveillance
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