Guardian gives a run-down of the various methods people in China use to get around the Great Firewall: The biggest challenge for someone inside China who wants to get around the Great Firewall is the teleological one: how do you...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 28, 2009
On CircleID, Rebecca MacKinnon gives on overview of the current status of Internet censorship, with information about the current status of various VPNs and other anti-censorship technologies that have come under attack in...
by Liu Yong | May 2, 2009
From Canwest News Service: The Ottawa man who led the team that recently busted “GhostNet,” an international network of cyber espionage, has launched an attack on “the Great Firewall of China.” Rafal...
by Liu Yong | May 30, 2008
From Digital Journal: There’s a quiet movement of activism taking place on the Web. In an effort to provide every nation with unfettered access to websites, some tech experts want to banish censorship from countries such as...
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 30, 2006
From CNEWS: Citizens of countries such as China and Iran are about to be handed a powerful Canadian-made tool designed to undermine authoritarian efforts at stifling the free flow of information. Called Psiphon, it’s a small computer program that allows people in non-democratic places to beat the local thought police and access forbidden websites at […]
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 27, 2006
From The International Herald Tribune: Deep in a basement laboratory at the University of Toronto, a team of political scientists, software engineers and computer-hacking activists, or “hactivists,” have created the latest, and some say the most advanced, tool that aims to allow Internet users to circumvent government censorship of the Web. The program, called psiphon […]
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