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Re: [tor-talk] Italy - third highest number users
Unfortunately some ISPs intercept everything that passes through port 53
Il giorno 19/set/2012 21:42, "Paolo Palmieri" <palmaway@xxxxxx> ha scritto:
> > Somehow in August, Italy got a few thousand additional Tor users and
> > became third as far as usage of Tor:
> > [...]
> > Any insight?
> A major local filesharing website (hundreds of thousands active users)
> was blocked at the DNS level in the country around that time. Among the
> solutions to circumvent the block proposed by the admins of the site
> through their twitter account was the usage of Tor.
> It is also interesting to note that, after this, a sizable portion of
> Italian Internet users now uses a DNS other than the one supplied by
> their ISP, and usually a foreign one. This reduces the impact any
> further censorship imposed at the DNS level might have.
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