Piercing China’s great firewall – K. Oanh Ha

From The Mercury News:

He’s a mild-mannered real estate broker by day and a guerrilla hacker by night. From a cramped apartment in Silicon Valley, the Chinese dissident wages battle at his computer, poking small holes through the great firewall that censors the communications of China’s 110 million Internet users.

His firm, UltraReach, is part of an eclectic band including free-speech advocates, members of the Falun Gong spiritual movement, a U.S. government agency and even a high school Eagle Scout fighting to put circumvention technology into the hands of Chinese Web users so they can troll the Internet unfettered and anonymously. [Full Text]

See also Outrunning China’s Web Cops by Ben Elgin and Bruce Einhorn