U.S. Bars Dubai Dealers Who Sold Web-Filtering Gear to Syria

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  • Software, devices were from Brocade Communications, Blue Coat
  • Commerce Department fines the two Dubai dealers $250,000

The U.S. government barred two Dubai-based dealers from exporting equipment from the U.S. and fined them after they sold Web monitoring and filtering systems to Syria’s state-controlled telecommunications company, violating a trade embargo, according to a Commerce Department settlement document.

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