🟦 Initial consequences of the #PegasusProject revelations.

Paris' Attorney General opened an investigation following the complain filed by @Mediapart journalists @edwyplenel et @LenaBred, who were targeted with Pegasus spyware.
French government spokesman @GabrielAttal said this case is « extremely shocking » in an interview with our partner @franceinfo. He stated that « there will be a request for additional clarity ». #PegasusProject

🟦 Another direct repercussion for the Israeli company NSO Group which sells Pegasus spyware: Amazon has shut down infrastructure and accounts linked to NSO. #PegasusProject


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