Preventing authoritarian regimes from spying on their own citizens

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Preventing authoritarian regimes from spying on their own citizens


Lasers and chemicals and other goods and technologies designed for civilian use, but possibly used for human rights violations, should be subject to European Union export controls, according to the European Parliament’s Trade Committee.
On November 23, the Committee voted for new rules aimed at enhancing “human security” by adding certain cyber-surveillance tools to the list of items that need the approval of national authorities before being exported.
“With today’s vote we extend e...


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