The international hacker consortium, The Cult of the Dead Cow, has announced that the group is testing software that will allow Internet users to bypass local servers. The program is designed to allow people in countries where governments control which Websites can be accessed to get beyond the restrictions of local servers. According to a report by Agence France-Presse (AFP), the program will operate like Napster, passing information among users.
An attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation said the program will help break through government censorship like that currently in place in China, Cuba, Iran and other countries where citizens have been banned from accessing various Websites. The program will reportedly fit on one floppy disc and is to be distributed by human rights organizations.
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