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Telex Would Work, But Is It Overkill?

ferrouswheel Re:Telex will not work in the US (92 comments)

Yes it will. US citizens just need to access sites in a country with a high density of Telex capable routers.

more than 3 years ago
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New Zealand Introduces Internet Filtering

ferrouswheel Re:This path leads to the dark side... (215 comments)

The FAQ is independently written by my flatmate, not by the people actually running the scheme. Thus (I'm guessing) that the answer to this question is just his analysis of the situation.

more than 5 years ago
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New Zealand Introduces Internet Filtering

ferrouswheel Re:Interesting technical details (215 comments)

Major whoops. Not only do they admit it's easy to get around it, they helpfully give you the name of three services to use.

Those details are given by the writer of the FAQ who isn't affiliated with the scheme.

more than 5 years ago
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New Zealand Introduces Internet Filtering

ferrouswheel Re:I've never understood (215 comments)

Yeah, except they just tried to put this system in place with barely a blip on the public radar. Most normal people had no idea the internet was under a filtering test.

more than 5 years ago
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New Worm Chats with Users on AIM

ferrouswheel Re:The next generation (577 comments)

The funny thing is, this is just what hackers used to do, AKA social engineering. I guess crackers know that as a lone person they can only do so much damage, they need to start replicating their thought processes to run distributed and automated to do anything serious.

more than 8 years ago

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