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Obama Announces New Tech Sanctions, But Effect May Be Limited

In marking Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Obama on Monday announced new sanctions targeting governments that use new technologies, such as cell phone and internet tracking, to carry out human rights abuses. The sanctions were aimed mostly at Iran and Syria, who have used new technologies to track dissidents. “We need to be doing everything we can [...]
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