BBC News – MEPs condemn Nokia Siemens ‘surveillance tech’ in Iran

Euro MPs have “strongly” criticised telecoms firm Nokia Siemens Networks for providing “surveillance technology” to the Iranian authorities.

In a resolution adopted on Wednesday, the MEPs said the hardware was instrumental in the “persecution and arrests of Iranian dissidents”.

But Nokia Siemens said that the implication that it had provided censorship technology was “wrong”

via BBC News – MEPs condemn Nokia Siemens ‘surveillance tech’ in Iran.

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~ by Gary Austin on February 13, 2010.

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