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Firefox Add-On Bypasses SOPA DNS Blocking

Dec 21, 2011, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"The pending Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) continues to inspire opponents to come up with creative solutions to circumvent it.

A new anti-SOPA add-on for Firefox, titled "DeSopa," is such a counter measure.

When installed, users can click a single button to resolve a blocked domain via foreign DNS servers, bypassing all domestic DNS blockades and allowing the user to browse the site though the bare IP-address (if supported).

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