/. [Canadians To Douse Chinese Firewall]
DaveHowe at gmx.co.uk
Thu Feb 16 07:02:25 PST 2006
Eugen Leitl wrote:
> Link: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/02/16/0334232
> Posted by: samzenpus, on 2006-02-16 04:33:00
> FrenchyinOntario writes "Researchers at a University of Toronto lab
> are getting ready to release a computer program called Psiphon, which
> will allow Internet users in free countries to help users in more
> restrictive countries (like China, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, etc.) to
> access the Internet by getting past the firewalls and hosing "rubber
> hose cryptoanalysis" which is a drawback of other anti-firewall
> programs as it reveals a user's tracks if discovered by authorities.
> Operating through port 443, Psiphon will allow users in monitoring
> countries the ability to send an encrypted request for certain
> information, and for users in secure countries to send it back to
> them. The UofT's Citizen Lab hopes to debut Psiphon at the
> international congress of the free speech group PEN in May."
This anything like the old "triangle boy" service?
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