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EU: Final vote on spyware inquiry must lead to stronger regulation  

Responding to today’s vote by Members of the European Parliament urging the European Union (EU) to more tightly regulate the use, manufacture and trade of spyware, Rebecca White, campaigner at Amnesty Tech’s Disrupting Surveillance Team, said:  “This vote by the European Parliament sends a...

When is targeted surveillance wrong?

Your phone rings. Within seconds, it’s infected with secret spyware that’s tracking everything you do. This isn’t a conspiracy theory or a twist in a Netflix thriller. It’s happening right now to people like you – and you have the power to stop it. We all know that privacy matters. Our...

Spyware firm buyout reaffirms urgent need for justice for targeted activists

Novalpina Capital, the private equity firm that has supported NSO Group management to acquire the company from Francisco Partners, must immediately disclose how it plans to prevent further human rights abuses by NSO Group, which has been linked to several chilling attacks on human rights defenders,...

Detekt: New tool against government surveillance – Questions and Answers

DETEKT What is Detekt and how does it work? Detektis a free tool that scans your computer for traces of known surveillance spyware used by governments to target and monitor human rights defenders and journalists around the world. By alerting them to the fact that they are being spied on, they will...