“China No Longer Has Internet. It Has LAN”

Lost Laowai sums up the most recent spate of blocked sites for Internet users in China: So, to add to lengthy list of blocked websites from earlier this summer (see the footnote, at the end of this post) we must now add a few...

Web Tools Help Protect Human Rights Activists

Reuters reports on the use of Tor and other web circumvention tools in China: The U.S. government is one of Tor’s biggest financial backers. It contributed $250,000 of the $343,000 in income the nonprofit reported in 2007,...

Vaulting The Great Firewall

From Comment is free: The Tor Project, originating from the US Naval Research Laboratory to assist defence and intelligence services in anonymous internet browsing, today comprises one of the most successfully and widely used...

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