President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pointed to the Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF) to make malware contracts transparent Pegasus, formerly used by the Mexican government for surveillance.
“I think everything should be surrendered, that and what has to do with the six-year term of President Peña and what has to do with our government. “Do not hide anything, give everything,” he declared this Monday during his press conference in the morning at National Palace.
This is after the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) ordered Israeli malware contracting processes to be made transparent NSO group.
If the Cortes asks us to do it, we must do it. And this should also be done, with transparency.
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Because of this, López Obrador ordered the head of the UIF, Paul Gomez, to report on what was done by this Unit during his Government, as well as the information it obtained in various cases, including about AMLO himself and his family members.
The entire government, including our government and the president and his family and all that is, all that you have.
This is after on February 6, the Supreme Court ordered FIU to provide the public version of the information it has about the acquisition of Pegasus.
With 9 votes in favor and two against, the plenary session ordered to make transparent the processes of contracting malware from the Israeli company NSO Group, after reviewing the appeals initiated by the Legal Department of the Federal Executive.
These resources are highlighted because the National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data (INAI) ruled the FIU and the Financial Secretary deliver the public version of the contracts in question, after the institutions refused to do so, arguing that they were reserved for national security reasons.
Various journalistic investigations have revealed the use of Pegasus malware by the Government and the Armed Forces to spy on journalists and human rights defenders in Mexico.
In the middle of January, the first test for its use was made, in the case of espionage against the journalist Carmen Aristegui.
Last year, research Spy Army revealed that during the current administration, espionage cases were also made, despite the fact that President López Obrador assured that they had stopped.