[Haskell-cafe] black Wikipedia

David Thomas davidleothomas at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 23:15:10 CET 2012

My understanding is that blocking/redirection is to be done at the DNS
level.  In which case, there *is* a "?banner" hack of sorts - get the
IP by some other means.

Which is not to say we should be significantly less concerned.

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 10:17 AM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 13:11, Henning Thielemann
> <lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
>> On Wed, 18 Jan 2012, Andrew Butterfield wrote:
>>> Just add ?banner=none to the url if you really have to read the page
>> Maybe the intention was to demonstrate that censorship (in this case
>> self-censorship) is mostly a problem for average users but not for advanced
>> users.
> There isn't going to be a disable-javascript or ?banner hack when anyone
> anywhere can force a website to be redirected to some DOJ page without
> providing any proof.  (Yes, really.)
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