Documentary Reveals Dark Side of Comms Spy Tech

This documentary from Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit goes undercover to reveal a lot of uncomfortable truths about the way modern electronic comms, and the law, is being subverted for the sake ever increasing espionage. Entitled ‘Spy Merchants’, the documentary shows how tech suppliers bend and break the rules in order to sell spyware. The program reveals the illegal supply of IMSI-catchers and IP intercept systems. You can watch the documentary below.

Eric Priezkalns
Eric Priezkalns
Eric is a recognized expert on communications risk and assurance. He was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and others.

Eric was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He was a founding member of Qatar's National Committee for Internet Safety and the first leader of the TM Forum's Enterprise Risk Management team. Eric currently sits on the committee of the Risk & Assurance Group, and is an editorial advisor to Black Swan. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.

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