Topic - Global Internet Freedom Consortium

The Global Internet Freedom Consortium is a consortium of organizations anti-censorship technologies for Internet users in countries whose governments are known to utilize such measures to control Web-based information access. The organization was reportedly begun in 2001 by Chinese-born scientists residing in the United States reacting against Chinese government oppression of the Falun Gong. - Source: Wikipedia

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