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OpenVPN Counters Censorship

Aug 18, 2008, 15:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Markus Feilner)

"IOC President, Jacques Rogge, was recently forced to back-pedal under a barrage of criticism when it became clear that assurances that the press corps would have "unrestricted" Internet access were no more than piecrust promises...

"There is, though, a solution that is available for those running Windows, Linux and Mac systems, which can be implemented in many different ways and which Chinese authorities have a real problem in counteracting - OpenVPN. Since this free (as in beer and as in speech) GPL software uses technologies that are vitally important for many Chinese companies, simply closing down this solution is not really an option to the Chinese government. Users can work on their own servers, without needing to tell any other users about them, in complete security."

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