New Zealand relies on BGP router protocol to filter the 'Net

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    New Zealand relies on BGP router protocol to filter the 'Net.

    -- Tom
     
  2. caspian

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    Do they allow people to use a VPN in Australia?
     
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    Hi caspian,

    I doubt there is any such law in Austraila - and/or the rest of the world.

    -- Tom
     
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    Am I correct in assuming that a VPN would bypass any of this filtering?
     
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    i might guess that VPNs won't be blocked in this sort of filtering....at least not immediately. Won't take long for some bright spark to suggest it im sure.
     
  6. tsec

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    Indeed - a law prohibiting the obfuscation of internet communications (apart from that sanctioned by state) will be the next thing - once the 'filtering' is up and running.
     
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    though that might happen, even if it doesn't royally fubar things up as always the cat and mouse game will continue. there is enough encrypted data out there they won't block - how else do we make safe online payments for our music on itunes!
     
  9. tsec

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    'They' will grant us the privilege of utilising 'their' super-safe encryption systems :)

    Put all your trust in the corporatocracy and keep smiling :)
     
  10. arran

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    they will play man in middle for https some ISP's already do. and they will block
    vpn tunnel connections.
     
  11. mvario

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    I really wish countries would stop messing with Internet standard stuff to use it for censorship, it always ends up screwing things up outside their country.

    The latest is China and DNS:

    After DNS Problem, Chinese Root Server Is Shut Down
    http://www.pcworld.com/businesscent...problem_chinese_root_server_is_shut_down.html

    You're country, buy some packet filters and stop screwing with DNS (or BGP tables for that matter).
     
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