Talk:Blue Coat Systems

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This reads like a corporate webpage. More NPOV please. (talk) 01:05, 9 July 2008 (UTC)

Agreed; I've added {{advert}}. (talk) 13:17, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

I have added references to back up the claims on the webpage by pointing to product datasheets. Abwny (talk) 17:57, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

Products section looks like ad, not an encyclopaedia page. (talk) 11:19, 31 October 2008 (UTC)

March 2009[edit]

I'm declining the speedy deletion tag placed by a competitor; plenty of notability, not promotional enough for speedy deletion. - Dan Dank55 (push to talk) 02:57, 27 March 2009 (UTC)

no Way on Linux Code but you can find these string in the SGos Executables





As you Wish —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:49, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

Older article[edit]

An earlier version of this article was deleted for being too promotional. I have restored it ([1]) because it includes a lot more detail which could be re-integrated into the current article. John Vandenberg (chat) 01:22, 25 August 2010 (UTC)

october 2011[edit]

i wrote some stuff (again) about the companys alegged involvement in syria. any objections? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:29, 27 October 2011 (UTC)

potential WSJ resource[edit]

U.S. Restricts U.A.E. Firm for Web Filter Sale to Syria by Paul Sonne and Steve Stecklow 16.December.2011, excerpt ...

The Department of Commerce is placing restrictions on a person and a company in the United Arab Emirates for supplying Syria with Internet-filtering devices made by California-based Blue Coat Systems Inc. On Thursday, Commerce said it put Waseem Jawad and the Ras Al Khaimah-based company Info Tech, also known as Infotec, on a list of people and institutions determined to "have engaged in activities contrary to U.S. national security and/or foreign policy interests."

Related video Pressure Mounts to Limit Surveillance Exports "Pressure mounted Thursday on U.S. and Western companies that sell censorship and surveillance technology to repressive regimes, with a congressman introducing a bill that would restrict such exports, Jennifer Valentino-DeVries reports Dec.9.2011 (talk) 06:00, 17 December 2011 (UTC)


According to [22], this software is widely used world-wide, including USA, France and Germany. Why does the article list an arbitrary countries selection instead? (talk) 08:34, 5 October 2013 (UTC)

I think the distinction is between countries where the Blue Coat Systems are used and countries where the Blue Coat Systems are used by the government. The list comes primarily from [21], but seems consistent with [22]. I just looked at [22] and didn't see the USA, France, or Germany listed as countries where the government uses Blue Coat Systems. --Jeff Ogden (W163) (talk) 11:37, 5 October 2013 (UTC)