May 122014
 May 12, 2014  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Gianluca Mezzofiore reports that a British Court has agreed with Privacy International’s right to obtain some information into a possible investigation into the export of spyware:

A British court has ruled that HM Revenue & Customs acted unlawfully and irrationally in refusing to disclose information on the status of an investigation into the export of a UK-based spyware to repressive regimes.

HMRC, the body responsible for enforcing export regulations, claimed that it was prohibited from revealing information about any activities relating to the exports of British Gamma International’s FinFisher surveillance technology.

Read more on International Business Times.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.