UK government, Italian firm re-evaluate tech surveillance contracts

Deutsche Welle – The British Business Minister says London is re-evaluating export laws on telecom surveillance. Meanwhile, Area SpA, under pressure, says it’s pulling out of the 13 million euro deal in Syria. On Monday, the British Business Minister, Judith Wilcox, told Parliament that the British government is considering banning the sale of mobile phone surveillance software to Iran and Syria. Read Article