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Europe is adopting stricter rules on surveillance tech

The goal is to make sales of technologies like spyware and facial recognition more transparent in Europe first, and then worldwide.
by Patrick Howell O'Neill

The European Union has agreed to stricter rules on the sale and export of cyber-surveillance technologies like facial recognition and spyware. After years of negotiations, the new regulation will be announced today in Brussels. Details of the plan were reported in Politico last month.
The regulation requires companies to get a government license to sell technology with military applications;

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