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U.S. Imposes Visa Restrictions on Those Involved in Illegal Spyware Surveillance
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U.S. Imposes Visa Restrictions on Those Involved in Illegal Spyware Surveillance

According to the U.S. State Department, a new policy is being implemented that places restrictions on visas for those who are connected to the illicit use of commercial spyware to monitor members of civil society. Secretary of State Antony Blinken stated, "The misuse of commercial spyware threatens privacy and freedoms of expression, peaceful assembly, and association." "Such targeting has been linked to arbitrary detentions, forced disappearances, and extrajudicial killings in the most egregious of cases." The most recent actions are intended to "promote accountability" for those who misuse commercial spyware, highlighting ongoing attempts by the US government to limit the spread read more U.S. Imposes Visa Restrictions on Those Involved in Illegal Spyware Surveillance. Get up t...