Myanmar's Military Regime Uses Banned Spyware Against Citizens
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The oppressive military regime that has now taken over Myanmar, Tatmadaw, uses so-called dual-use technologies provided by notorious spyware makers and other software to spy on its citizens, despite many Westerners' ban nations on the sale of such technologies for domestic repression.
For example, MSAB, a Swedish company that supplies forensic data tools for military purposes, and Cellebrite of Israel, which purchased American company BlackBag Technologies, are both implicated in selling their technologies to Myanmar. Both companies argue they’ve stopped the sale of their systems in the country. (Hannah Beech / The New York Times)
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