China Channel Firefox : surf like Chinese internet user

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You’ve heard about the strict censorship China applies to the Internet, and now you can experience the same censored Chinese internet at your home thanks to an art project that aims to raise awareness of the important issue of Internet censorship.

China Channel Firefox (CCFF) is an extension for Firefox open source that gives you the experience of a Chinese citizen on a daily basis, having to go through the infamous “Great Firewall of China”.

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To use it just install the addon , restart your browser and click on ‘GO’, the application’s icon begin to navigate a parallel web in which there is no content considered harmful by the Chinese authorities, highlighting everything related to politics.

“Take an unforgettable virtual trip to China and experience the technical expertise of the Chinese Ministry of Information Industry (supported by western companies).”

A number of sites seemed to be blocked in China. You can see it in the video below:

You can download the plug-in here.
Source: chinachannel.hk Via: blog.makezin