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 October 11, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Non-U.S., Surveillance

David Pegg reports:

A British spyware manufacturer is facing legal action from Bahraini dissidents over allegations it sold products to Bahrain knowing they would be used to crack down on protests during the Arab spring.

Gamma Group sold the Bahraini government its “FinFisher” software, which infects and spies on a target computer, despite numerous press and NGO reports about human rights crimes in the country, according to a letter of claim sent to the company last week.

Read more on The Guardian.

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