Surveillance: Made in Italy and sold around the world
Hundreds of companies around the world which develop and sell surveillance tech used to spy on people, making everything from malware used by governments to hack into phones to mass internet surveillance tools to monitor nationwide internet traffic. Italy is one of the main producers.
We spoke to investigative journalists Lorenzo and Riccardo from IRPI Media who have been digging into these companies.
You can check out IRPI Media at https://irpi.eu
Their series on surveillance (in Italian) is at https://irpimedia.irpi.eu/sorveglianze/
Their report on Med-Or (in English) is at https://irpimedia.irpi.eu/en-surveillances-medor-leonardo-marco-minniti/
Their report on Cy4Gate (in English) is at https://irpimedia.irpi.eu/en-surveillances-cy4gate-united-arab-emirates/