HOME > NEWSROOM > MEDIA SOURCE > Internet > Google Ideas introduces uProxy to bypass Internet censorship, surveillance

Google Ideas introduces uProxy to bypass Internet censorship, surveillance

October 25, 2013

Google Ideas, a division of Google, will be adding to browsers a button called uProxy that will allow Americans to provide their trusted friends in restrictive countries such as Iran and Syria a secure connection that bypasses the digital censorship and monitoring by the governments of those countries, according to NBC News. The tool was revealed this week at a conference called “Conflict in a Connected World.”

Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!



Latest News

Wheeler Proposing Streamlined Broadcast Foreign Ownership Review

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has circulated a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to simplify the process for exceeding the FCC's 25%...


Oklahoma panel orders removal of Ten Commandments monument

A state panel charged with overseeing artwork at the state Capitol has ordered the removal of a Ten Commandments monument from the statehouse grounds after...


NAB: FCC Second Channel Proposal is Illegal

The National Association of Broadcasters has told the FCC that setting aside the last available vacant channel in a market for unlicensed use...


Pastor Saeed Won’t be Freed until U.S. Releases 19 Iranian Criminals, Says Iranian President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stated that imprisoned American-Iranian Pastor Saeed Abedini will not be released...


More News