The Ingenious Way Iranians Are Using Satellite TV to Beam in Banned Internet: Wired

Sat, 2016-04-23 00:00

From the article: “Toosheh, Farsi for ‘knapsack’ or ‘bundle,’ is designed to allow Iranians to use their ubiquitous TV satellite dishes as an alternative to the country’s underdeveloped and highly censored internet, where a government body called the Supreme Council for Cyberspace blocks everything from ‘anti-Islamic’ sites to news coverage of opposition political groups…Every day’s bundle includes a collection of news article PDFs, too. And Toosheh’s satellite also broadcasts a collection of censorship circumvention tools like Tor, Psiphon, and Lantern, offering a new detour around the government attempts to block access to those programs.”

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