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[liberationtech] Internet Circumvention Tools and Methods: Evaluation and Review

Sky (Jim Schuyler) sky at cyberspark.net
Fri Apr 15 11:27:12 PDT 2011


OpenDNS doesn't block Tor. I've used OpenDNS forever and exclusively, and never found anything to be blocked.

[Sky]


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On Apr 15, 2011, at 11:04 AM, SiNA wrote:

> I have personally seen Tor's website blocked at Wells Fargo bank and
> also many Apple stores :0)
> I suspect they were both DNS redirects of the actual domain names. I
> think Apple store was using OpenDNS.--
> 
> SiNA
> pgp 0x0B47D56D
> 
> 
> 
> On 04/15/2011 06:25 AM, liberationtech at lewman.us wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 10:44:19AM -0400, mikeb at cc.gatech.edu wrote 5.2K bytes in 141 lines about:
>> : I was interested in reading this review of internet circumvention
>> : tools and methods. But I am at the NSF today and they are blocking
>> : this webpage:
>> : "Important Notice - National Science Foundation has blocked access
>> : to this site. (policy_denied)
>> 
>> Typical.  Just about every US Govt agency censors the Internet to
>> protect their employees from bad things on the Internet. They have to by
>> law[1], or at least that's what I've been told. Just like China, Iran,
>> Syria, and others, the definition of bad is fluid and convenient for
>> whatever is needed to be blocked. Tor's website is also blocked because
>> some IT admin clicked the button for "proxy avoidance".  I've had to
>> bring tor browser bundle on a usb drive to give to people who want to
>> learn more about Tor.
>> 
>> Specifically, the NSF funds https://metrics.torproject.org, and at the
>> same time, their IT admins block *.torproject.org. So far, the NSF
>> admins have refused to stop censoring Tor's domains.  
>> 
>> Internet freedom, indeed.
>> 
>> [1] http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/cipa.html
>> 
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