Participating in the 2014 Science and Technology for Development Commission, Rodríguez explained the true purposes of this mobile phone network which was.
The operation functioned from 2009 through 2012, violating Cuban and U.S. laws, including the CAN-SPAM Act, approved by Congress in 2003, which prohibits the sending of unsolicited text messages.
“These acts violate, additionally, the spirit of commitment adopted on line C5 during the Information Society World Summit, related to confidence and security in the use of information and communications technology,” she said during the Commission meeting.
Referring to the gathering of personal data for political reasons, “The subscribers [to Zunzuneo] never knew that the service was created by the United States government, or that their private information was being compiled.”
Cuba again denounced the use of new technology for the purpose of destabilization, before this UN body, and insisted that the U.S. government end its illegal, subversive undercover operations. (PL)