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idm.net.au: Open Source Software Jumps Firewalls and Dodges Censorship

Nov 29, 2006, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Greg McNevin)

"In a development that has the potential to shake and crack censorship measures such as 'the Great Firewall of China,' Canadian researchers have created software that enables web surfers to circumvent internet roadblocks and have open access to the web.

"Developed by experts at the University of Toronto, Psiphon enables an internet user in one country to create an account that acts as a proxy server for a user in another country. Information between the two peers is encrypted to stop government or other agencies spying..."

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