On Monday, 8 May, after 14 months of hearings and fact-finding exercises, the European Parliament's Committee investigating the use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware (PEGA) adopted its final report. Its conclusion, the EU needs tighter regulation of the spyware industry and called for an effective ban on the technology unless certain conditions are met by the end of the year. In a related post, EDRi claims the report's findings need to go further due to an unprecedented level of sophistication in hacking techniques.
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