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Automated sentries track internet censorship

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In an advance that could one day provide a comprehensive, publicly available window into worldwide internet censorship, a team of U-M researchers has turned public internet servers across the globe into automated sentries that can monitor and report when access to websites is being blocked. In this video, Roya Ensafi, research assistant professor of computer science and engineering, discusses the ideas behind Censored Planet and how the system works.

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