Global Politics

Syria and Myanmar Allegedly Using Spying Tech from US Company

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Flame virus has allegedly infected hundreds of computers in the Middle East. (Photo: BBC)

Repressive regimes in Syria and Myanmar are increasingly using technology from the West to monitor and surveil activists.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.)

Ron Deibert, the director of Citizen Lab tells host Marco Werman about the role played by the California-based company Blue Coat Systems.

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