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But when our technical partner, Amnesty International’s Security Lab, conducted forensic analysis on dozens of iPhones that belonged to potential targets at the time they were selected, they found evidence of Pegasus activity in more than half.

Wow, that’s astounding. Looks like these folks really have gone rogue.

If you have done nothing wrong, you have nothing to fear.

This reminds me of an aspect of the recent case around disclosure of donors that was handed down by the Supreme Court (Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta). One of the factors that came up in the ruling was multiple failures to keep the disclosed information confidential. Maybe not so bad for a kids with cancer non-profit, but a major problem with freedom of association when you get to controversial non-profits.

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Privacy has become a very important issue in modern society, with companies and governments constantly abusing their power, more and more people are waking up to the importance of digital privacy.

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