-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 I was in China last year. I was able to create a VPN connection in the US with no problem. Most of the web didn't work, even SSL. SSH was completely blocked as well, which is why I was surprised that I could connect via VPN with no problems. This was in Beijing.
:brian ++ 31/08/06 15:31 +0100 - Matthew Toseland: >On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 06:01:45PM +0400, Roman V. Isaev wrote: >> On 08/31, Matthew Toseland wrote: >> > > > Have you thought about that ignoring reset packets thing that was >> > > > shown to make it possible to bypass The Great Firewall? I mean, I >> > > > don't know too much about it, or if it'd be possible for >> > > > freenet....but it might be worth looking in to. >> > > That would involve platform-specific code, there's no way to do that in >> > > java. >> > It's unnecessary anyway because it only applies to TCP. It does however >> > tell us something very interesting and useful: The firewall is stateless !! >> > They pick up forbidden keywords on a packet and then send a reset >> > packet, they don't even delete later packets on the same connection >> > because *they don't track connections at all* ! >> >> But they will do that, sooner or later. It's just a matter of time. Another >> chunk of money for Cisco I guess... > >The interesting thing is you can connect to IRC and discuss forbidden >keywords... Also that study is curious because I heard they block the >whole page, rather than just interrupt it in the middle... >-- >Matthew J Toseland - toad at amphibian.dyndns.org >Freenet Project Official Codemonkey - http://freenetproject.org/ >ICTHUS - Nothing is impossible. Our Boss says so. >_______________________________________________ >Support mailing list >Support at freenetproject.org >http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support >Unsubscribe at http://emu.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support >Or mailto:support-request at freenetproject.org?subject=unsubscribe - -- - -------------------------------- Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. War is peace. -- George Orwell -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.7 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFE9yabSMrcfZpjDKERAhAaAKCsTD/S/I1eM/3VEd740nYZPhj6KgCgo/Mo JZ+MtJuu0elkY8pTZLtdMSM= =G9+A -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----