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The suit, filed in a Tel Aviv court Sunday, follows others previously filed against the company.But because of its links to the international outrage over the killing of Khashoggi, it is likely to shine a larger spotlight on the company and the Israeli government, which licenses the export of the surveillance technology.Abdulaziz received and clicked on a link sent to his phone in June 2018 that he says exposed his mobile communications to Saudi authorities. The lawsuit says Abdulaziz faced increased harassment by Saudi authorities after he clicked on the link, including the detention of family members in Saudi Arabia.NSO has been under the spotlight for months as dissidents, journalists and other opposition figures have claimed the company's technology has been used by governments to spy on them. These include Mexican and Qatari journalists who have already filed lawsuits against the company, and an Amnesty International employee who was allegedly targeted by the software.
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