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"A second prominent member of Catalan’s pro-independence movement has revealed he was warned that his mobile phone was targeted using spyware.
The development is likely to bolster calls for an investigation into the possible use of hacking technology by Spanish authorities.
Ernest Maragall, an MP in the regional parliament and a former member of the European parliament who also served as Catalan foreign minister, told the Guardian and El País that he was alerted by researchers working with WhatsApp that his phone had been targeted last year.
A joint investigation by the newspapers revealed on Monday that Roger Torrent, the speaker of the Catalan parliament, was also targeted in 2019, according to researchers at Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto, who have collaborated with WhatsApp..."