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[liberationtech] Narus- american company helped Egyptian goevernment to spy on its citizens?

John Graham-Cumming jgc at jgc.org
Thu Feb 10 08:15:40 PST 2011


Yes.  I've been following that closely.  It appears that they want to
filter out pornographic web sites (amongst other things) primarily.
But, of course, it does leave the door open to other material to be
censored.

John.


On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 16:12, Jillian C. York <jilliancyork at gmail.com> wrote:
> Let's not forget that SmartFilter was used in Tunisia for filtering as well
> (and probably still will be; a new document from the interim government
> suggests that filtering to some degree will be written into law):
> http://opennet.net/research/profiles/tunisia
>
> SmartFilter (owned by McAfee, which is owned by Intel) is also used in most
> of the Gulf countries.
>
> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 11:08 AM, John Graham-Cumming <jgc at jgc.org> wrote:
>>
>> On a related note.  Microsoft assisted the Tunisian regime:
>> http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2138565
>>
>> John.
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