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+ - China Strangles Tor Ahead of National Day->

Submitted by TechReviewAl
TechReviewAl writes: Technology Review reports that the Chinese government has for the first time targeted the Tor anonymity network. In the run up to in China's "national day" celebrations, the government started targeting the sites used to distribute Tor addresses and the number of users inside China dropped from tens of thousands to near zero. The move is part of a broader trend that involves government's launching sensorship crackdowns around key dates. The good news is that many Tor users quickly found a way around the attack, distributing "bridge" addresses via IM and twitter.
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