Questions tagged [censorship]

Censorship is the suppression of information and is often done by governments.

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How to connect through Terminal in OSx

My ISP blocks OpenVPN but i can connect to Tor using obfsproxy (I have to add a socks proxy to obfsproxy config otherwise it won't work either). I used obfsproxy as a socks proxy (localhost 9150) in ...
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How to use Tor via VPN and with help of bridges?

When I tried to use Tor with VPN it worked at my home network but when I tried at my university it can't open as they have blocked Tor so I have to use VPN which I'm sure they haven't blocked, but ...
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counting number of Tor users

Does the number of directory requests, reported for estimating the number of Tor clients, count the number of requests irrespective of whether or not the consensus was successfully downloaded by the ...
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Is it useful to use ISP's DHCP to regularly change IP address of bridge relays?

I maintain a few Tor middle relays on different broadband connections, so I’m relatively familiar with running the Tor software on small Linux and FreeBSD servers. My next project might be to set up ...
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Can high network usage be detected and prevented in Tor?

I was wondering if there is any way for Tor to detect high network usage in the context of transferring large files using a hidden service. If so, what are the default prevention steps?
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Tor blocked due to invalid SSL certificate

My Censor generally blocks Tor, so I decided to use obfuscated bridges in the hope that that would work. But either the pluggable transport does this ... >13/06/2014 10:03:26 AM.374 [NOTICE] ...
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How do i block websites in the tor browser, productivity filter

I need to block a bunch of different websites, otherwise my productivity goes to crap. There have been a couple of questions asked here, but no one has given a good answer that I can see. How to block ...
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Problem connecting, socks failure

Recently I'm not able to connect anymore to Tor and other vpns through my provider who blocks access to them. I reinstalled Tor, got bridges from the email, but it still doesn't work. The log says : [...
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Block TOR websites on browser manually

Is there a way for me to manually stop TOR from accessing a specific website so I can't get in it (like Freedom, for example)?
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I can only access the internet through TOR

Something really weird has been happening, I've trying to access a bunch of sites like stackexchange.com twitter.com google.com reddit.com and a lot more through my normal connection with chrome/...
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Our systems have detected unusual traffic

YouTube is censored in my country and every time i open it in Tor i face below text and its take my time to pass human check . what can i do? Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your ...
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I can't ask questions using Tor on tor.stackexchange.com

I use Tor Browser 7.5.2 on Windows 7 and apparently I can't post question on tor.stackexchange.com (this website), I usually always post question on stackexchange using Tor but this time I can't (see ...
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Is there a way to find out if a site is blocking Tor?

I'm seeking something like https://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/, but for testing if a site is blocking Tor requests. Does such a beast exist? Thanks in advance.
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Prevent traffic correlation/timing attack

When running a hidden service, should the operator run own entry guard? Logic be that if the entry guard run by operator, no possible way for traffic correlation by malicious people. Traffic ...