New Privacy International Database Reveals Technology Solutions that Spy on Citizens

Human rights advocacy group Privacy International (PI) has launched a new searchable database that aims to map and highlights all the creepy technology solutions being sold around the world to enable surveillance on citizens, the companies that sell these solutions and the agencies they are selling them to.

The Surveillance Industry Index database, co-developed with pro-transparency software group Transparency Toolkit, features information on over 520 surveillance companies in the world, together with more than 1,500 brochures on surveillance technology solutions.

An article describing the new database may be found at http://goo.gl/0z1fqw while the Surveillance Industry Index Database itself may be found at http://sii.transparencytoolkit.org/.

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