Outside Tech Helped Libya Track Its Citizens

Moammar Gadhafi

Outside firms provided Libya the technology necessary to spy on its citizens. The French firm Bull SA built Libya a monitoring headquarters that allowed Gadhafi’s regime to track phone calls, instant messages and email. Technology can be used for good or evil and putting it in the hands of oppressive regimes is nothing new. Read the full article at WSJ.com

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.


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