Talk:Blue Coat Systems
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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
According to , this software is widely used world-wide, including USA, France and Germany. Why does the article list an arbitrary countries selection instead? 22.214.171.124 (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 , but seems consistent with . I just looked at  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)