Corpus ID: 209405297

How India Censors the Web

@article{Singh2019HowIC,
  title={How India Censors the Web},
  author={Kushagra Singh and Gurshabad Grover and Varun Bansal},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2019},
  volume={abs/1912.08590}
}
  • Kushagra Singh, Gurshabad Grover, Varun Bansal
  • Published in ArXiv 2019
  • Computer Science
  • One of the primary ways in which India engages in online censorship is by ordering Internet Service Providers (ISPs) operating in its jurisdiction to block access to certain websites for its users. This paper reports the different techniques Indian ISPs are using to censor websites, and investigates whether website blocklists are consistent across ISPs. We propose a suite of tests that prove more robust than previous work in detecting DNS and HTTP based censorship. Our tests also discern the… CONTINUE READING

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