Backdropped by a British flag, closed-circuit surveillance cameras keep watch, in central London, Tuesday July 26, 2005. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

UK Government Ramps Up Controls On FinSpy Surveillance Software

Exports of a British-made cyber-spying package are to be monitored by the government, after privacy activists challenged the government to clamp down on the UK’s thriving surveillance sector. FinSpy is now classed as a ‘dual use’ technology, capable of being used for both civilian and military purposes.  As such, it now will require an export […]