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Pegasus and Surveillance Reform

MediaNama Members Call: Pegasus & Surveillance Reform; July 21, 2021
Members Call: Pegasus & Surveillance Reform; July 21, 2021

This video, from a members-only call we hosted on July 21, 2021, contains an overview of the latest allegations of Pegasus surveillance in India, and a discussion on future steps towards surveillance reform. 

What we’ve covered:

  1. What is Pegasus spyware?
    1. What are Zero-Day and Zero-Click exploit?
    2. How does Pegasus work?
  2. WhatsApp exploit and the spyware
  3. Citizen Lab Investigation
  4. WhatsApp’s and Amnesty’s lawsuits
  5. A timeline of events
  6. Forbidden Stories’ Pegasus Project
  7. List of possible targets
  8. State of digital surveillance in India
  9. Surveillance reform
  10. What legal experts have been saying?

The presentation deck may be downloaded here.

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