Sen. Arlen Specter: Attack the Cyberwalls! (The Huffington Post)
Sen. Arlen Specter talked about attacking the cyberwalls and also mentioned that the Global Internet Freedom Consortium (GIFC) is the most prominent organization that has developed software that can be used to bypass the most sophisticated Internet restrictions. GIFC developed ways to neutralize China's "Golden Shield" and "Green Dam" too.
"The Internet Is the Pathway to Democracy in Places Like Iran."
"...The walls used by 21st century tyrannies to isolate and control their citizens are increasingly electronic rather than physical barriers. American interests and values will be powerfully advanced in finding ways to breach those walls..."
"...A number of organizations have developed software that can be used to bypass the most sophisticated Internet restrictions. The most prominent is the Global Internet Freedom Consortium, creators of the software used by Iranians to communicate both internally and with the outside world during the election crisis. The Consortium also developed ways around China's efforts to censor the Internet, neutralizing its so-called "Golden Shield" and "Green Dam" barriers..."
Original report from
Sen. Arlen Specter, “Attack the Cyberwalls!: The Internet Is the Pathway to
Democracy in Places Like Iran” The Huffington Post, July 7, 2009
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