New anti-censorship scheme could make it impossible to block individual sites

August 2011
Biomedical Market Newsletter;8/12/2011, Vol. 21, p416
The article reports that the new approach that prevents Internet censorship can turn the entire web into a proxy server, in which a censoring government can have difficulties in blocking individual web sites.


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