Nokia Rebuked for Selling Spy Equipment to Iran

.

Nokia Rebuked for Selling Spy Equipment to Iran

Complete electronic surveillance equipment has been sold to Iran by the Nokia Siemens Network Group, which is believed to be competent of spying on almost all electronic communications.

According to Jukka Manner, Professor of Data Network Technology at the Aalto University, "The system can monitor all voice and data communications very efficiently. In addition, it can snatch messages with content considered suspicious".

Manner says that the system is able to monitor internet communications in addition to text and multimedia messaging, mobile and landline telephone calls, instant messages, e-mail communications, telefax communications, data transfer over the mobile network and mobile telephone positioning.

Helsingin Sanomat reports that Nokia Siemens said that the electronic surveillance system sold to Iran was a trial version and did not have the ability for internet surveillance. Meanwhile, Lauri Kivinen, Nokia Siemens Networks Head of Corporate Affairs, has been rebuked for not being truthful about his company's businesses. He however said that there was a misperception about the Iran deal.


Latest News

Southwest Airlines to Be Charged a Fine of $12 million Over Issues Related to Re
Zillow to Purchase Trulia; A Merger That Will Create a Real Estate Giant Listing
More than One Third of Americans Debt Offenders
Video Shows Baby Turtles Heading to Sea
Bear Stearns, Alan 'Ace' Greenberg, dies at 86
Former U.S. official Says President Obama Could Restrain Corporate 'Inversions'
As U.S. Stocks Ascend, NYC Pension Funds Report 17.4%  Returns on Investments
Food Scandal in China, Parent Company to Investigate Matters
Wal-Mart’s New Fix-it Man Has Never Worked in U.S Before
Obama Steps Up Drive to Stop Tax Loopholes for  “Corporate Deserters”
Widening Quarterly Losses Pull Down Amazon Shares
New Zealand Once Again Raises Its Interest Rate Now to 3.5 Percent