US imposes visa bans on 13 spyware makers and their families

April 23, 2024 at 11:44AM The US Department of State has initiated visa restrictions on 13 individuals and their families linked to commercial spyware operations, aiming to combat the proliferation and misuse of spyware. This aligns with broader efforts, including export controls and sanctions, to address the misuse of spyware. The Biden Administration has issued … Read more

France, UK Seek Greater Regulation of Commercial Spyware   

November 10, 2023 at 09:36AM France and Britain are advocating for increased global regulation of surveillance software following recent spyware scandals involving Pegasus and Predator. They warned against the unregulated development and use of surveillance technology, citing concerns about security, stability, and human rights. The legal availability of commercial spyware is becoming a growing risk, … Read more