Over 1 Million Cubans Evade Internet Curbs With U.S.-Backed Tech

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  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

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    "More than 1 million people in Cuba per day are using an anti-censorship tool [Psiphon] supported by the U.S. government to evade government blackouts of social media such as Facebook...

    Psiphon uses proxy servers that disguise internet traffic so that it flies under the radar of many censorship methods. The Toronto-based nonprofit has received funding from the Open Technology Fund, a U.S. government nonprofit that aims to support global internet freedom technologies..."

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/arti...ans-evade-internet-curbs-with-u-s-backed-tech

    "Psiphon is a free and open-source Internet censorship circumvention tool that uses a combination of secure communication and obfuscation technologies."

    https://www.psiphon3.com/en/index.html
     
  2. The Hammer

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    Dissidents in China could use something like this.
     
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