An idea of how to identify Israeli owned software companies

Steve Holden steve at
Wed Jan 7 17:47:19 CET 2009

Terje wrote:
> Is there a web service/API out there identifying Israel owned
> software/software companies/web sites/web services? If I am about to buy
> a piece of software, but don't want to support the Israeli economy, it
> would have been handy if I could just poll a web service to get the
> answer. This information should be kept in a database, and be public to
> the world through a very simple xml API, something along these lines:
> Request:
> <nameOfCompany>Some Company Name</nameOfCompany>
> Response:
> <isIsraeliOwned>true</isIsraeliOwned>
> Here's one source for this kind of information (I am sure there are
> plenty others):
> Of course, a web service like this would be equally useful to those who
> want to support Israeli companies.

Words fail me.

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