We've covered similar territory before, but the post at Gizmodo by Colin Jacobs from the EFA showing five ways any filter can be avoided in two minutes is well worth checking out. What exactly is this plan to create a secret government list of banned sites protecting us from again? [Gizmodo]
Five Easy Ways To Avoid Any Internet Filter
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