Tag: commercial spyware

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US to adopt new restrictions on using commercial spyware

March 27, 2023

Via: Federal News Network

The U.S. government will restrict its use of commercial spyware tools that have been used to surveil human rights activists, journalists and dissidents around the world, under an executive order issued Monday by President Joe Biden. The order responds to […]


Congress wants to know what commercial spyware other countries are using

June 11, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Congress wants to know which foreign governments are using commercially-available surveillance tools — commonly referred to as spyware. The US government’s new position was included in a draft of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, the bill that […]