supplier_company_hq: Germany, Finland

Title: Nokia Siemens Networks Sales to Iran

End User: Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Sources: To fulfill this Lawful Intercept requirement as part of an expansion to provide further mobile connectivity to Iran in the second half of 2008, Nokia Siemens Networks provided TCI, the Iranian national operator, with the capability to conduct voice monitoring of local calls on its fixed and mobile network ... The restricted functionality monitoring center provided by Nokia Siemens Networks in Iran cannot provide data monitoring, internet monitoring, deep packet inspection, international call monitoring or speech recognition. Therefore, contrary to speculation in the media, the technology supplied by Nokia Siemens Networks cannot be used for the monitoring or censorship of internet traffic.' ; 'We provided GSM voice network technology to MCI, and GSM voice and GPRS mobile data network technology to Irancell. As part of these networks we provided a Lawful Interception capability to both operators, as well as a related monitoring center to MCI.' ; Farrar, J., 'Nokia Siemens Networks sued by Iranian activist for human rights abuses', ZDNet, 19 Aug. 2010, , Farrar, J., 'Nokia Siemens Networks respond to Iran human rights abuses claims', ZDNet, , 'A legal case against Nokia Siemens Networks', Global Voices Advocacy, 31 Aug. 2010, , Farivar, C., 'Nokia Siemens lawsuit dropped by Iranian plaintiffs', Deutsche Welle, 18 Nov. 2010, , Goodin, D., 'Nokia Siemens slammed for supplying snoop tech to Iran', The Register, 23 Aug. 2010, , Leyden, J., 'MEPs slam Nokia Siemens for aidign Iranian censors', The Register, 11 Feb. 2010, , Greenberg, A., 'A Year Later, Nokia Still Can't Escape Connections To Iran Repression', Forbes, 14 Oct. 2010, , Rhoads, C., 'Iran's web spying aided by Western technology', Wall Street Journal, 22 June 2009,

Order Year: 2008

Links

#1 http://networks.nokia.com/news-events/press-room/press-releases/provision-of-lawful-intercept-capability-in-iran Show in Doc Search Show in New Window
#2 http://networks.nokia.com/news-events/press-room/statement-to-the-public-hearing-on-new-information-technologies-and-human-rights#sthash.fpTM2tGh.dpuf Show in Doc Search Show in New Window
#3 http://www.zdnet.com/article/nokia-siemens-networks-sued-by-iranian-activist-for-human-rights-abuses/ Show in Doc Search Show in New Window
#4 http://www.zdnet.com/article/nokia-siemens-networks-respond-to-iran-human-rights-abuses-claims/ Show in Doc Search Show in New Window
#5 http://advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org/2010/08/31/a-legal-case-against-nokia-siemens-networks/ Show in Doc Search Show in New Window
#6 http://www.dw.de/nokia-siemens-lawsuit-dropped-by-iranian-plaintiffs/a-6240017 Show in Doc Search Show in New Window
#7 www.theregister.co.uk/2010/08/23/nokia_siemens_spy_centers/ Show in Doc Search Show in New Window
#8 www.theregister.co.uk/2010/02/11/iran_nokia_siemens/ Show in Doc Search Show in New Window
#9 http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2010/10/14/a-year-later-nokia-still-cant-escape-connections-to-iran-repression/ Show in Doc Search Show in New Window
#10 www.wsj.com/news/articles/SB124562668777335653#printMode Show in Doc Search Show in New Window

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