Technology

New Technique Developed to Avoid Internet Censorship



A new technique developed by researchers from the University of Maryland (UMD) can help avoid Internet censorship imposed by authoritarian governments to prohibit free and open access to information.

 

According to the Phys.org website, a tool called Geneva, tested in China, India and Kazakhstan, found dozens of ways to circumvent censorship by exploiting gaps in censors' logic and finding bugs that the researchers say would have been virtually impossible for humans to find manually.

 

Dave Levin, computer science researcher at UMD, said: "With Geneva, we are, for the first time, at a major advantage in the censorship arms race."

 

"Winning this race means bringing free speech and open communication to millions of users arou...
Read more »


 

A Kurdish man murdered in Nashville


Kurdish man Nashwan Malaka was fatally shot inside the Newroz Market on Elysian Fields Court where he worked Thursday night in south Nashville.

 

The 32-year-old father of two ...


»  Boochani: 'I Am Happy Because I Survived'
»  A young Kurd sets himself on fire outside the UNHCR building
 

Susan Rice: U.S. has ‘sold out the Kurds’ with Syria move


Susan Rice, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and national security adviser in the Obama administration, joined Judy Woodruff on PBS NewsHour and discussed the Trump administration&rsquo...


»  INTERVIEW: Kurdish leader Ilham Ahmed on security in North and East Syria
»  A political analyst: The subject of the disappeared will be raised for electoral campaigns
 

Children at risk of 'new threats' like climate change, warns UNICEF


Children around the world are living longer, healthier lives, according to a UN report. But it's not all good news — young people today are also grappling with a host of new threats, from cli...


»  How Iraq helped to flush out ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
»  Germany set to take charge of imam education locally

Caricature