12 Countries Known For Spying On Their Citizens

12. Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe’s government in Zimbabwe has been successful when it comes to winning elections. In recent years, the government has requested that all broadband providers and telephone companies begin saving information from customers for up to five years. The information that these companies gather is stored in a national database. Zimbabwe’s government claims that this form of spying is a way for the country to cut down on crime. Sure, this may be effective when it comes to winning certain cases. However, it seems that the spying efforts are just another one of Zimbabwe’s ways to try to get information on the opposition.
12. Zimbabwe