Surveillance Industry Index

Privacy International has issued the Surveillance Industry Index, a database detailing 338 surveillance vendors in 35 countries. This research was conducted as part of the Big Brother Incorporated project, an investigation into the international surveillance trade that focuses on the sale of technologies by Western companies to repressive regimes intent on using them as tools of political control.

Source: Privacy International

Posted on: November 26, 2013

Russian Surveillance Technologies in the West

We all know surveillance is big in Putin’s Russia. What you may not know is that Russia’s surveillance tech is being used all over — even in the U.S. This story is part of a series of investigative pieces on Russia’s surveillance state by Agentura.Ru, Citizen Lab and Privacy International.

Source: Wired - Danger Room

Posted on: May 13, 2013