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#OpSyria: Web censorship technologies in Syria revealed [EN]

This translated article is intended to update an international audience about the current situation concerning the OpSyria operation. All contents on this website are released under a Creative Commons By licence, you are free to reproduce, republish and broadcast this content as long as you provide a link to the original. Today, Telecomix, Reflets.info & Fhimt.com have carefully looked into the infrastructure of the Internet censorship technologies used by the syrian regime.

This translated article is intended to update an international audience about the current situation concerning the OpSyria operation. All contents on this website are released under a Creative Commons By licence, you are free to reproduce, republish and broadcast this content as long as you provide a link to the original.

Today, Telecomix, Reflets.info & Fhimt.com have carefully looked into the infrastructure of the Internet censorship technologies used by the syrian regime. We discovered some quite surprising things. In a forthcoming series of articles, we will be highlighting the mechanisms used by the syrian regime to block websites and break secure connections on social networks in order to exercise closer control over the population, all with the help of an american firm: BlueCoat.

Guided by our friends from Telecomix, we have scanned Syria. Therefore, we are priviledged enough to act as digital observers in a country where all media have been banned. To this end, it seems legitimate that we share our holiday pics with all of you, and specifically with the people of Syria. fo0 and I [Bluetouff] set the tone a few months ago, when we did our very first digital tour throughout Bahrain. But this is different: nothing can compare to the Syrian regime, whose enormities are worthy of a Defcon's blooper.

The informations we have found is freely available on the Internet: critical communication an IT infrastructures, major local businesses, Internet access...