UN experts have demanded an investigation into the alleged hacking of the smartphone used by Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos, it was announced on January 22. Photo: Agence France-Presse
UN experts have demanded an investigation into the alleged hacking of the smartphone used by Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos, it was announced on January 22. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Spyware trade grows amid claims that activists, Amazon CEO Bezos targeted

  • Developers of spyware maintain that their technology is sold to law enforcement and intelligence agencies
  • The hack of Bezos’ smartphone has renewed calls for a moratorium on sales until more rigorous global controls are enacted

UN experts have demanded an investigation into the alleged hacking of the smartphone used by Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos, it was announced on January 22. Photo: Agence France-Presse
UN experts have demanded an investigation into the alleged hacking of the smartphone used by Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos, it was announced on January 22. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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