An idea of how to identify Israeli owned software companies

Mensanator mensanator at
Wed Jan 7 19:17:55 CET 2009

On Jan 7, 8:45 am, Terje <f... at> 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.

Something like that web-service that publishes the names
and addresses of doctors who perform abortions so that
they can be assassinated?

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