U.S. Products Help Block Mideast Web - WSJ.com
For several years, according to Mr. Chakchouk, the Tunisian government used SmartFilter, which McAfee acquired in 2008. The McAfee spokesman confirmed the product has been sold in Tunisia, but declined to disclose its customers.
For better or worse, says Mr. Chakchouk, part of the legacy of Tunisia’s former regime has been to leave Tunisia with some of the most sophisticated Internet-filtering equipment in the world. “I had a group of international experts from a group here lately, who looked at the equipment and said: ’The Chinese could come here and learn from you.’”