Passcode Scaling the firewall: Ways around government censorship online

As countries such as Turkey, China, Ethiopia, and Bahrain block online content, people are discovering ways to get around Internet censors. Their methods depend on the kind of censorship they face and what they are doing online.

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When Turkey temporarily blocked more than 100 websites β€” including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube β€” earlier this month in an effort to censor a photo that authorities there called "terrorist propaganda," the blackout generated an uproar across the Web and #twitterisblockedinturkey became a top trending hashtag on Twitter.