Censorship circumvention (Psiphon)
In the cyber world, censorship is the suppression of internet activities, including communicating and publishing information that can impact governments and repressive regimes. Then, governments or repressive regimes can force ISPs to enforce censorship. When the ISPs enforce censorship, these websites, services, or applications will not be accessible within these regions.
Internet censorship circumvention defeats censorship using various methods. These methods range from low-tech methods to complex methods depending on the technology that the ISP has to censor, using different services including the following:
- Using the IP address instead of a URL – Some censorship can be bypassed by simply using an IP address instead of a real URL (you can find the IP address just by searching the
whoisrecords or pinging). For example, let’s say www.google.com is censored. You can open a terminal and type
ping google.comto find the IP...