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Phineas Fisher @GammaGroupPR · Aug 3

Here at Gamma International, we've run out of governments to sell to, so we're opening up sales to the general public!

Today in 2014 Phineas Fisher hacked the german surveillance technology company Gamma Group and published source code, price lists and release notes. With support from the german government, Gamma produced and marketed the spyware FinFisher, which was used by governments around the world against political opposition. Customers were governments of more than 30 countries, including Bahrain, Egypt, Ethiopia, Germany, Uganda and the United States.

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