But now an oversight group in Israel’s parliament blocked an attempt to extend the emergency measures past this week. A committee member said the harm done to privacy outweighed the benefits.
Benny Gantz, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s toughest rival in Israel’s upcoming parliamentary election, dismissed as “political gossip” on Friday media reports of allegations that his mobile phone had been hacked by Iranian intelligence… “We’re in the middle of an ongoing security event…and someone’s putting out a political gossip story,” Gantz said. “I do not think Benny Gantz is the story here. There’s no security issue there. No threat and no blackmail.”
Socks and books aren’t looking so bad now, are they?
Markings on the ball indicate that it contained a chip with a tiny antenna that transmits to nearby phones.
But rather than a spy device, the chip is an advertised feature of the Adidas AG ball.
US justices say law enforcement needs a warrant to follow your digital footprints.