#PegasusProject revelations were at the agenda of today's European Parliament plenary session. EU Commissioner for Justice @dreynders told MEPs that the EU must swiftly legislate to further protect the rights of journalists.https://www.theguardian.com/news/2021/sep/15/eu-poised-to-tighten-privacy-laws-after-pegasus-spyware-scandal?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other …
Imagine your worst enemy is in your phone - that's
#Pegasus: An industry gone rogue in an alliance w/ the worst dictators, making #humanrights work impossible. We need a export ban on spy software & we must ask tough questions to other governments. #EPlenary #PegasusProject pic.twitter.com/ZnqlsU2gbs #PegasusProject The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights says that the unprecedented level of surveillance across the globe incompatible with human rights and calls for a moratorium until regulatory efforts catch up. Time for states to act!
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Another journalist has joined the list of #Pegasus spyware victims: Africa-focused Belgian reporter @PVerlindenJst, as well as his wife, were hacked in 2020, a Belgium State agency revealed today.https://www.knack.be/nieuws/belgie/pegasus-spyware-iphone-van-journalist-peter-verlinden-gehackt/article-longread-1779719.html …
A new journalist on the list of Pegasus spyware victims, a Belgian reporter who was investigating Rwandan stories. Endless
#pegasusproject A scoop revealed by @KristofClerixhttps://twitter.com/fbdnstories/status/1438895399838830594 …
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EU commissioner calls for urgent action against Pegasus spyware
"European Comission totally condemned alleged attempts by national security services to illegally access information on political opponents through their phones."
#PegasusProject investigation: Belgian journalist @PVerlindenJst’s iPhone has been hacked with #Pegasus in 2020, likely by NSO’s Rwandan state client.
What’s important is that Belgian military intelligence (ADIV) analyzed his phone and found clear traces of the spyware.https://twitter.com/KristofClerix/status/1438893478180704265 …
#Pegasus | Centre tells the Supreme Court that matter is not for 'public discussion' and it has “nothing to hide”, while refusing to file detailed affidavit.
EU commissioner calls for urgent action against Pegasus
#spyware https://www.theguardian.com/news/2021/sep/15/eu-poised-to-tighten-privacy-laws-after-pegasus-spyware-scandal … #PegasusProject
In July '21, the Government of West Bengal instituted a Commission of Inquiry on
#Pegasus to investigate the #PegasusProject exposé. Although the investigations are currently on hold, we sent in our submission so that there's no delay later.
Hearing update: The Supreme Court has decided to pass orders in the petitions on
#PegasusProject disclosures. The bench led by the Chief Justice of India indicated that these orders will be issued within a period of 2-3 days.
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