Iran, Sudan Using Internet Monitoring Tools Made in the U.S.

So much for sanctions


Apparently skirting U.S. sanctions, Iran and Sudan are using Silicon Valley-made Internet-monitoring devices on government and commercial networks,The Washington Post reported Monday.

It's not known exactly how the tools, from Blue Coat Systems in Sunnyvale, Calif., are being used. Citing computer experts, the Post writes that the products "could empower repressive governments to spy on opponents."