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 the Editor of Commsrisk. Look here for more about the history of Commsrisk and the role played by Eric.

Eric is also the Chief Executive of the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG), a global association of professionals working in risk management and business assurance for communications providers.

Previously Eric was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and he has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and other telcos. He was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.