Syria has obtained the U.S. software to control Internet
The U.S. company Blue Coat Systems, specializing in how Internet censorship, has confirmed that Syria was using its products to block online activities of opponents of the regime in Damascus, ensuring not know how the regime is the procured. The sale of such devices to Syria is in fact prohibited by the U.S. government. The device identified by the company would be sufficient to control and censor the Internet traffic in the country. The United Nations estimates that more than 3,000 people, mostly civilians, were killed because of the crackdown by the Syrian regime since March 15.