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Offline YLAP

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Russia bans VPNs
« on: August 01, 2017, 07:01:12 AM »
It gets more and more interesting  :o

Russia bans VPNs and other anonymous web browsing tools in censorship crackdown

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Re: Russia bans VPNs
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2017, 01:06:04 PM »

Pluggable Transports help you bypass censorship against Tor:
but I would be very cautious to use it there, where authorities block and monitor, as new vulnerabilities are found again and again.

For foreigners:

And there is always an alternative, that might be legit and does not use any servers the government blocks,
the BRIAR project for instance:

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Re: Russia bans VPNs
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2017, 02:29:27 PM »
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