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Creativity Software sells Monitoring Centres, Phone Monitoring and Location Monitoring technology. They have been found in Iran. British export law doesn't specifically regulate these technologies, so they can easily end up in the wrong hands.

River Reach
31-35 High Street Kingston-upon-Thames
United Kingdom

CEO: Richard Lee
Twitter:: @CreativityLBS
Founded: 2001

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The UK government is in hot water with Privacy International which is suing it for selling surveillance technology to Syria, Iran and Egypt.

In the media

A major privacy group today said it is planning to take the UK government to court for allowing egregious surveillance technology to be exported to repressive foreign regimes.

In the media

A privacy charity says it is prepared to take legal action against the UK government if it fails to explain why it has not restricted the export of British surveillance technologies to repressive r

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Privacy International today received an email from Saul Olivares, Sales and Marketing Director of Creativity Software, in response to the letter we sent to Creativity CEO Richard Lee yester

Press release

Privacy International’s Director-General Simon Davies has today written to Creativity Software CEO Richard Lee urging him to “follow suit”

Press release

Privacy International’s Director-General Simon Davies has today written to Prime Minister David Cameron and Creativity Software CEO Richard Lee following revelations that Kingston-based Creativity

Press release

The Council of the European Union today reinforced restrictive measures on EU exports to Iran, banning "exports of equipment and software intended for use in the monitoring or interception of inter

Press release

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