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Company Response

11 Jun 2013

Blue Coat

Blue Coat statement re allegations of involvement of its products in internet censorship in Syria and Iran

We take reports about the presence of Blue Coat technology in embargoed countries very seriously. We have been aware of the presence of our appliances in Syria and have been actively cooperating with the U.S. government since 2011 as part of its investigation into the illegal transfer of our products to Syria by third parties...We are conducting an internal review of the information published last month to determine whether it provides new information about the presence of our products in embargoed countries. In the meantime, we want to clarify that Blue Coat has never permitted the sale of our products to countries embargoed by the US...

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