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2009-06-22 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Nokia and Siemens: providing tech support to Iran's tyrants
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Posted by Mike 2009-06-22 15:06|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [395 views ]  Top

#1 Guess the sanctions don't cover it, huh?
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2009-06-22 19:20||   2009-06-22 19:20|| Front Page Top

#2 Lovely company that Siemens, and such a colourful history.
Posted by Besoeker 2009-06-22 19:25||   2009-06-22 19:25|| Front Page Top

#3 keeping german industry alive : the marshell plan
Posted by 746 2009-06-22 19:45||   2009-06-22 19:45|| Front Page Top

#4 Unfortunately this is just business as usual. Companies have no nationality, no morale and no pride.

The technology in question is actually used in most advanced networks, just that usually these networks are not in the hands of one government.

But companies will not mind: Yahoo will turn over the identy of dissidents to China if sales are menaced, monitoring software will be installed on every computer exported to China.

Good thing is that the internet was designed to survive nuclear war. So new monitoring technologies will sooner or later find their match, just as Apple iPhones will be jailbreaked.
Posted by European Conservative 2009-06-22 20:41||   2009-06-22 20:41|| Front Page Top

#5 Cell phones can be used as a bugging and locating device even when turned "off". The microphone can be remotely activated and conversations overheard even when you think the phone is not active. The only way to be safe is to remove the battery.

http://news.cnet.com/2100-1029_3-6140191.html

It isn't just Iran. Our own government does it.
Posted by crosspatch 2009-06-22 21:46||   2009-06-22 21:46|| Front Page Top

#6 Strike those two off my cell phone list.
Posted by OldSpook 2009-06-22 21:56||   2009-06-22 21:56|| Front Page Top

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