“Capabilities developed in some of the world’s most advanced spy agencies are being traded around the world by hundreds of these types of companies mostly comprised of ex-spooks. Obviously it’s good for them because they get to make money, but around the world we’ve seen surveillance supposed to be used to stop crime instead being targeted against people such as activists and journalists.
This is hardly surprising—authoritarians are on the rise everywhere, surveillance laws are widely inadequate and rule of law itself is being challenged globally.”

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