POLICE CARRY OUT RAIDS LINKED TO EXPORTS BY GERMAN SPYWARE COMPANY FINFISHER

On 14 October, Deutsche Welle reported that Germany’s surveillance authorities use software from FinFisher, but the company may have illegally exported its software to other countries including Turkey, an investigation shows.  The German Customs Investigation Bureau (ZKA) searched 15 residential and business premises in Germany and abroad with connections to the Munich-based surveillance software firm FinFisher.  It is suspected of exporting its most important surveillance software, known as FinSpy, to other countries without the correct licence.

https://www.dw.com/en/police-carry-out-raids-linked-to-german-spyware-firm-finfisher/a-55270507

https://www.technadu.com/finfisher-offices-munich-raided-police-investigation-begins/218215/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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