From Nomen Nescio@21:1/5 to All on Fri May 6 16:41:39 2022
XPost: alt.current-events.ukraine, ru.general
Russia has significantly expanded laws and regulations
tightening control over internet infrastructure, online
content, and the privacy of communications.
Russian authorities and multinational companies have
erected a digital barricade between the country and the
West, erasing the last remnants of independent information
Freedom of information is freedom of a person or people to
publish and consume information. Access to information is
the ability for an individual to seek, receive and impart
Freedom of information is related to freedom of expression,
which can apply to any medium, be it oral, writing, print,
electronic, or through art forms. This means that the
protection of freedom of speech as a right includes not
only the content, but also the means of expression
Snowflake is a system for bypassing Internet censorship.
People who are censored can use Snowflake to access the
If your Internet access is not censored, please consider
installing Snowflake to help users on censored networks.
Like a Tor bridge, a user can access the open Internet when
even regular Tor connections are censored. Using Snowflake
is as simple as switching to a new bridge configuration
in the Tor browser.
The Snowflake system consists of three components: Volunteers
who run Snowflake proxies, Tor users who want to connect to
the Internet, and a broker that delivers Snowflake proxies to
You don't need to worry about the websites that users access
through your proxy. Their visible IP address will be the one
of the Tor exit node and not yours.