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  • In pictures: 10 free (and legal) ways to bypass Net filtering

    In pictures: 10 free (and legal) ways to bypass Net filtering

    As Australians eagerly await the outcome of the federal government’s proposed mandatory Internet filter the software industry is already preparing for an imminent deluge in products and services to circumvent any content restrictions. Here are ten free options Web surfers can look at to get around the filter – and they just happen to be legal, for now. Of course, that’s not to say the Web-based circumvention services won’t themselves be added to the infamous blacklist.

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  • Five technologies Iran is using to censor the Web

    One month after a disputed presidential election sparked widespread unrest in Iran, the country's government has initiated a cyber-crackdown that is challenging hackers across the globe to find new ways to help keep Iranian dissidents connected to the Web.

  • Does Google know too much about you?

    Do you trust Google? If you use its multitude of online services on a daily basis you might, but is that assumption wise? For some, Google is a wonderful company with a broad selection of useful online tools that make life easier, but for others Google is a looming, unregulated monster just waiting for the moment to drop the 'don't' from the company's unofficial motto, "Don't be evil."

  • Has China's Green Dam burst?

    China did a sudden about-face late yesterday and decided to delay its controversial requirement that all computers sold after July 1 must come with Web filtering software.