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US technology used to censor the Internet in Syria claim experts

Publisher: 
Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Publication date: 
23-Oct-2011
Author(s): 
Pratap Chatterjee
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Eric King, head of the Big Brother Inc project at Privacy International, a London-based group that tracks the use of surveillance equipment said: ‘In the wrong hands, Blue Coat technology can all too easily be used as a tool of political control. It gives governments the ability to spy on an entire population’s internet activity and to target dissidents, activists and political opponents with ease.’

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