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Pegasus: A military weapon used on civilians

Rosa Jundt
Rosa Jundt

Laurent Richard joins In the Moment ahead of his upcoming PBS documentary "Global Spyware Scandal: Exposing Pegasus." He investigated how a spyware designed to investigate terrorists instead targeted activists, journalists and more.

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Terrorism tool becomes threat to democracy
Pegasus was designed to help governments fight terrorists. It became a surveillance tool deployed on activists, journalists, government officials and others. FRONTLINE and Forbidden Film's two-part special "Global Spyware Scandal: Exposing Pegasus" breaks down the chilling story. Laurent Richard, the film's producer, discusses what happened and how the investigation unfolded.
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Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.