/. [Canadians To Douse Chinese Firewall]

Dave Howe 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
>    [1]FrenchyinOntario writes "Researchers at a University of Toronto lab
>    are getting ready to release a computer program called Psiphon, which
>    will [2]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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