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Nokia Siemens Networks Sued for Selling Spy Kit to Iran

Nokia Siemens Networks is facing a lawsuit over allegations that it sold equipment to Iran that was subsequently used by the government to monitor opposition activists. Iranian journalist and activist, Isa Saharkhiz and his son, Mehdi Saharkhiz have filled the lawsuit in a U.S. Federal Court against Nokia Siemens Networks and its parent companies Siemens and Nokia alleging human rights violations committed by the Iranian government through the aid of spying centers which were provided by Nokia Siemens Networks. Isa Saharkhiz was arrested last June, which the lawyers claim was the result of the surveillance and monitoring of his mobile phone communications in the aftermath of disputed 2009 presidential election in Iran. Image: More…

News selected by Covalence | Country: global | company: Nokia, Siemens | Source: cellular-news

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