“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...

Rebecca MacKinnon: China’s Censorship Arms Race Escalates

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...

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...

Cat and Mouse, on The Web – Benjamin Sutherland

From The Economist: …… The estimated 30,000 government censors behind the world’s most elaborate censorship programme”known as the Great Firewall of China by detractors, and as the Golden Shield by the...



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