Professor Doug Tygar, EECS, UC Berkeley will serve as Discussion Leader.
A Report on Internet Freedom
In this presentation, we will discuss the current state of Internet access under governments that attempt to restrict and monitor Internet communications, with particular emphasis on China, Iran, and Syria. I'll give a brief overview of the architecture of the "Great Chinese Firewall" and discuss a variety of approaches used to circumvent censorship.
Keywords: censorship, surveillance, Great Chinese Firewall, Internet switch, circumvention, Internet Freedom
Doug Tygar, Professor of Computer Science & Information, UC Berkeley
web: www.tygar.net; phone: 510-643-7855; fax: 815-301-5497