Francisco Partners-owned Sandvine profits from shutdowns and oppression in Belarus
Sandvine, a Canadian company owned by U.S. private equity firm Francisco Partners, supplied DPI technology that was likely used to implement internet shutdowns in Belarus.
Export bans alone won’t stop surveillance — we need a new global approach
The impact that surveillance technology has had on vulnerable individuals and members of at-risk communities demonstrates why comprehensive, systemic regulation of this industry is both necessary and urgent.
EU wants to limit export of surveillance technologies without hurting security research
New paper recommends how to keep surveillance tech from human rights abusers
The release of a new white paper on the export of surveillance technologies is a welcome and highly relevant contribution to what remains a niche yet hugely important issue, says Edin Omanovic of Privacy International.