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Poor Ethiopia is Rich in Computer Espionage

With a much less technical knowledge, the Ethiopian regime apparently bought commercial spyware, essentially off the shelf, and hire an Italian 'Hacking Team' to spy citizen living abroad
With a much less technical knowledge, the Ethiopian regime apparently bought commercial spyware, essentially off the shelf, and hire an Italian ‘Hacking Team’ to spy citizen living abroad

By WND,

Amid all the reports of spying on Americans by the U.S. government, through the National Security Agency, FBI and others, the complaint filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on behalf of a man identified only by the pseudonym of Mr. Kidane takes allegations to a whole new level.

The complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington alleges the Ethiopian government infected his computer so that it could wiretap his private Skype calls and monitor his family’s every use of the computer for months on end.  Continue reading Poor Ethiopia is Rich in Computer Espionage

Human Rights Watch: American Empire’s Favorite NGO

World’s leading human rights group has deep ties to U.S. corporate and state sectors

By Keane Bhatt,

Over more than a decade, the rise of the left in Latin American governance has led to remarkable advances in poverty alleviation, regional integration, and a reassertion of sovereignty and independence. The United States has been antagonistic toward the new left governments, and has concurrently pursued a bellicose foreign policy, in many cases blithely dismissive of international law.

So why has Human Rights Watch (HRW)—despite proclaiming itself “one of the world’s leading independent organizations” on human rights —so consistently paralleled U.S. positions and policies?  Continue reading Human Rights Watch: American Empire’s Favorite NGO