U.S. Firms Accused of Enabling Surveillance in Despotic Central Asian Regimes

Currier, Cora
http://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/11/20/us-firms-accused-enabling-surveillance-central-asian-states/

Publisher:  The Intercept
Date Written:  20/11/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16985

U.S. and Israeli companies have been selling surveillance systems to Central Asian countries with records of political repression and human rights abuse, according to a new report by Privacy International. The U.K.-based watchdog charges that the American firms Verint and Netronome enable surveillance in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.