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Routing around the Great Firewall of China
Routing around the Great Firewall of China

China’s Internet users are at the mercy of government censors and the country’s so-called Great Firewall, which denies access to many sites that authorities don’t like. But one advocacy group hopes that exploiting a risky loophole will let them show uncensored information freely in mainland China. Greatfire.org, a group that advocates for Chinese Internet freedom, claims it has made a number of blocked websites available this week including the BBC’s Chinese service and Boxun, a Chinese-language media service known for provocative stories. “Few foreign media produce Chinese-language content for a Chinese audience,” a Greatfire co-founder said in a...

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