US probes Syria's use of internet blocking equipment
Posted in: Censorship at 24/10/2011 15:16
The US government is looking into claims that Syria restricted its citizens' access to the internet, using an American company's technology.
A group of hackers says it has downloaded data from the Syrian government telecommunications agency.
It says the records suggest equipment built by Blue Coat is being used to limit website access and, possibly, to monitor dissidents.