eldavojohn writes: "Project Psiphon has been released for public download under the GPL. CNN has coverage of the Canadian research project that 'works by first allowing a person in a country like Canada that does not censor Internet content to set up a user name and a password for a person in a country that does — China, for example.' While this idea is certainly nothing new to Slashdot, the fact that software like Psiphon is becoming publicly available is interesting. For a quick simplified "How it works," Psiphon has a Flash demonstration."
mengel writes: "This year, Tribune.com put up a site emergencyclosings.com, and with
the first big Chicago area snowstorm, the site is snowed under with
traffic. Many organizations and sites in the Chicago area have
told their employees and students to use this site as their
first point of contact for closing information. This morning, with
over 4 inches of snow on the ground, and up to 6 more coming, what's the
only answer available from the site?