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Ports.....now software?

by JP Bill / March 2, 2006 10:55 PM PST
Israeli software company faces U.S. probe

WASHINGTON - The same Bush administration review panel that approved a ports deal involving the United Arab Emirates has notified a leading Israeli software company that it faces a rare, full-blown investigation over its plans to buy a smaller rival.

The company was told U.S. officials feared the transaction could endanger some of government's most sensitive computer systems.

The objections by the FBI and Pentagon were partly over specialized intrusion detection software known as "Snort," which guards some classified U.S. military and intelligence computers.
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Geeeze..........
by Mac McMullen / March 2, 2006 11:59 PM PST

No time to campaign or bash. Too busy holding hearings to affix blame in the sale of companies. The politicians are going to demand a pay raise for all of their hard work. Don't bother or confuse them with concerns for National security. After all, it's Isreal this time.

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Looks to me that they are doing their job...
by EdH / March 3, 2006 12:43 AM PST

and doing it well in both cases.

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