Francisco-Backed Sandvine Cancels Belarus Deal, Citing Abuses

Sandvine, the expertise firm backed by personal fairness agency Francisco Companions, canceled a cope with Belarus, saying the federal government used its expertise to violate human rights. From a report: The corporate’s expertise, which is used to filter and handle web networks, was utilized by a state-run web company in Belarus to dam hundreds of internet sites within the nation amid nationwide protests over a disputed election, Bloomberg reported on Aug. 28. Sandvine stated in a press release on Tuesday {that a} preliminary investigation decided that “customized code” was inserted into its merchandise “to thwart the free circulate of data throughout the Belarus election.” The Tuesday announcement comes days after Sandvine was criticized by many together with politicians .

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