Censorship in the Wild: Analyzing Internet Filtering in Syria

  title={Censorship in the Wild: Analyzing Internet Filtering in Syria},
  author={Chaabane Abdelberi and Terence Chen and Mathieu Cunche and Emiliano De Cristofaro and Arik Friedman and Mohamed Ali K{\^a}afar},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Internet Measurement Conference},
Internet censorship is enforced by numerous governments worldwide, however, due to the lack of publicly available information, as well as the inherent risks of performing active measurements, it is often hard for the research community to investigate censorship practices in the wild. Thus, the leak of 600GB worth of logs from 7 Blue Coat SG-9000 proxies, deployed in Syria to filter Internet traffic at a country scale, represents a unique opportunity to provide a detailed snapshot of a real… 

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