Top 10 Internet Filter Lies in Australia

Lie #9: The filter would be impenetrable.

No matter how smart filtering technology may be, there is always someone smarter. The current model of filter has already been cracked. In fact, there’s a good chance your children can show you how. What’s more, organisations around the world are already developing ways to get around the filters of oppressive regimes. One that’s doing a particularly good job in helping Iranians get around their Government filter is Access Now (hyperlink:http://www.accessnow.org/), founded with the support of organisation’s like Avaaz.org, MoveOn and Australian organisation GetUp.org.au).

from an article by by Eliza Cussen on “The Punch”, an online discussion forum.

3 Responses

  1. One word:
    steganography.

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  2. I receive GetUp … I have for quite a while and I love being able to email all the idiots in Canberra along with thousands and thousands of others … it works well.

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  3. My #2Son lives in China. The locals showed him years ago how they get around the Great Firewall of China. It’s constantly evolving, but circumvention techniques keep multiplying.

    In general, to use Facebook and Twitter, he VPNs to a server in London.

    Interestingly, he has a notice in his unit for guests who stay with him, “If you are not on the VPN, DO NOT Google for “Tiannamen” or “Free Tibet”.

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