Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Get HideMyAss! VPN, PC Mag's Top 10 VPNs of 2016 for 55% off for a Limited Time ×
Censorship

Submission + - Australia's filter can be defeated by DNS change

daria42 writes: "Remember how Australia's planning to censor its Internet? Well, it looks as though the country's second-largest ISP, Optus, has made a stumble right out of the gate. Optus today confirmed you could circumvent its filtering technology simply by setting your PC to use a different DNS server than the default. Yup, it's really that easy. Oops."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Australia's filter can be defeated by DNS change

Comments Filter:

Uncertain fortune is thoroughly mastered by the equity of the calculation. - Blaise Pascal

Working...