Ignoring the Great Firewall of China

@inproceedings{Clayton2006IgnoringTG,
  title={Ignoring the Great Firewall of China},
  author={Richard Clayton and Steven J. Murdoch and Robert N. M. Watson},
  booktitle={Privacy Enhancing Technologies},
  year={2006}
}
The so-called “Great Firewall of China” operates, in part, by inspecting TCP packets for keywords that are to be blocked. If the keyword is present, TCP reset packets (viz: with the RST flag set) are sent to both endpoints of the connection, which then close. However, because the original packets are passed through the firewall unscathed, if the endpoints completely ignore the firewall’s resets, then the connection will proceed unhindered. Once one connection has been blocked, the firewall… CONTINUE READING
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