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Circumvention tool

Basic info

Psiphon is a free and open source circumvention tool that utilises SSH, VPN and HTTP proxy technology to provide you with uncensored access to the internet.


Tool type: VPN, SSH, HTTP Proxy
Ease of use: Easy to use
Open Source: Yes
Encryption support: Only for traffic that goes through Psiphon (e.g. browsing activity).
Benefits: Psiphon enables users to circumvent online censorship and all data that goes through Psiphon is encrypted.
Limitations: Psiphon does not provide users online anonymity (Tor could be used for this).
Independent code audit: "None that we know of"
Cost: Free of charge
Languages: English, German, Greek, Spanish, French, Norwegian, Portugese, Russian, Turkish, Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian, Korean, Croatian, Thai, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Uyghur, Turkmen
Compatibility: Windows, Android
Developed by: Psiphon Inc.

Read the guide on anonymity and circumvention on Security in-a-Box

Info last updated: 7th March 2016

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