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Re: reporter from The Economist in Thailand seeks help / new Tor guide is up
After a few hours of work, the guide is online and can be found at
http://www.anti1984.com (click "Tor" and then you see the guide
navigation to the left). If you find any errors (spelling and technical)
or think something is missing, I'd be happy to hear about it by email.
The only thing I couldn't come up with are the proxy windows of Internet
Explorer and Firefox in English language (on page 4 of the guide they're
both German). If someone can provide those with the same settings which
are described in the text below the pictures, feel free to mail them to me.
German Tor mailing list / observation and its risks:
Shava Nerad schrieb:
> If someone proficient with helping a newbie set up Tor et al on XP to
> get by national firewalls wants to personally assist Peter Collins
> from The Economist set up his machine, please email me, and I'll hook
> you up?
> I hear he has skype, but he doesn't have direct access to
> http://tor.eff.org for downloads, and I don't know what other mirrors
> he might have blocked.
> he says:
>> Hello, I am The Economist's South-East Asia correspondent, based in
>> Bangkok, and my colleague Ben Sutherland said you might be able to
>> arrange for me to get some information on how to use TOR's network to
>> work around the considerable amount of internet censorship in this
>> part of the world. I don't expect that Thailand's new, military
>> government is going to ease up on blocking sites, so I suspect my
>> need for proxy servers is likely to increase!
>> I am reasonably proficient in IT matters, so perhaps all I need is an
>> e-mail explaining how to set up my PC (which runs Windows XP) to use
>> the network. Then if I have any problems, maybe I could e-mail for
>> advice. Many thanks, in anticipation, for your help, and I look
>> forward to hearing from you,
> Ben Sutherland of the Economist wrote an article on Tor for their
> upcoming "technology quarterly" edition, and when he heard that Peter
> was having ever more problems with the national firewalls in Thailand,
> he asked if I could get Peter a little setup help.
> Shava Nerad
> Executive Director