Statement: IFF joins international civil society orgs to oppose the NSO Group’s attempt to evade responsibility for the Pegasus Hack #SaveOurPrivacy

24 December 2020: Yesterday, eight civil society organisations from across the world including Access Now, Amnesty International, Committee to Protect Journalists, Internet Freedom Foundation, Paradigm Initiative, Privacy International, Reporters Without Borders, and Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales (R3D) filed an amici brief before the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals in California. The amici brief urges the Ninth Circuit to dismiss the NSO Group's appeal claiming sovereign immunity from WhatsApp's lawsuit which seeks to hold it liable for using WhatsApp’s servers to the deliver the Pegasus spyware to 1400 targets across the world.

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