Revealed: leak uncovers global abuse of cyber-surveillance weapon
Spyware sold to authoritarian regimes used to target activists, politicians and journalists, data suggests

Any form of surveillance used by any government will be used primarily for political reasons, against non-criminals. There is no such thing as Good Spyware.

The original title is way more misleading. I thought this was a good balance between not modifying title too much, and mentioning Israel’s NSO Group and the infamous name Pegasus.


‘Abuse of Spyware tool’? What an oxymoron.

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Privacy has become a very important issue in modern society, with companies and governments constantly abusing their power, more and more people are waking up to the importance of digital privacy.

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