Who in Iran is looking at On-line Geo-location Products for Surveillance?
The next spy network is the technology industry.
Source: “Samaneh-e Jadid Google baraye Taghib Afrad Muhim Ast” (The New Google System for Following Individuals is Important), Tasnim, 29 January 2015. http://www.tasnimnews.com/Home/Single/636795
The New Google System for Following Individuals is Important
The head of the Passive Defense Organization of the country said “Recently Google has created a new website that provides video satellite footage.” According to a report by the defense bureau of Tasnim, the provincial “Physical Defense and Engineering Managers of Passive Defense for the Provinces” conference was held in the presence of General [Gholamreza] Jalali, chief of the Passive Defense Organization of the country…
The chief of the Passive Defense Organization continued, the first threat that exists in this area, is that the height of infrastructure and remote-sensing systems that photograph and produce images. For example, in the library of the White House, there are photographs that show Natanz and even the entire area of the country is photographed, and they are constantly watching it, and the period to be reviewed can be selected, and they are aware of all the technical information. And, lastly, Google has created a new website that allows a satellite feed to be accessed online, and this also affects the security field that they are able to able to follow a car or track an important person.
He added another point that the next spy network is the technology industry, and they have contracts and security protocols in various consultancies are able to make use of the information gathered in different fields… The enemy has taken this infrastructure and use this information to pursue their aims.