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Indonesia sneakily buys spyware, claims Amnesty International

May 3, 2024

Indonesia has acquired spyware and surveillance technologies through a “murky network” that extends into Israel, Greece, Singapore and Malaysia for equipment sourcing, according to Amnesty International.

The human rights org alleged its investigation showcased “the continued failure of multiple countries to regulate and provide transparency on the exports of dual-use technologies, such as spyware, and the non dual-use hardware that hosts the spyware or surveillance technology which pose serious human rights risks.”

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