[FM Discuss] Circumvention in Farsi
sdaly.be at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 12:37:29 PDT 2009
This older post by Harald Welte may be of interest:
On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 8:28 PM, laurent at sesawe.net<laurent at sesawe.net> wrote:
> Hi Ed
> the Farsi translation of "How Bypass Internet Censorship" is fully
> available here:
> as well as on the Sesawe website:
> For Iranian circumvention tools users, Sesawe also proposes support by
> mail at english at sesawe.net and farsi at sesawe.net.
> There is also a translation in Russian available here
> and here
> Chinese and Arabic translations are on their way.
> Edward Cherlin wrote:
>> We should have done this sooner, but can we speed up the Farsi
>> translation of How to Bypass Internet Censorship? I have a message to
>> Cory Doctorow, who is Tweeting on the issue. Also, I see that the
>> translation section has been reorganized. Where are the translations
>> in progress? I would like to be able to direct volunteers there.
>> We had a predictable increase in censorship in China on the Tiananmen
>> anniversary, and now China has demanded that filtering software be put
>> on every new computer sold in China.
>> "Online polls conducted by leading Chinese web portals revealed poor
>> acceptance of the software by netizens. On Sina and Netease, over 80%
>> of poll participants said they would not consider or were not
>> interested in using the software; on Tencent, over 70% of poll
>> participants said it was unnecessary for new computers to be preloaded
>> with filtering softwares; on Sohu, over 70% of poll participants said
>> filtering softwares would not effectively prevent minors from browsing
>> inappropriate websites."
>> They got that right.
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