Using Trust to Resist Censorship in the Presence of Collusion

Date Added: Nov 2009
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Censorship resistance deals with an attempt to prevent censors from the acquaintance and thus blocking of distribution of a particular content through the network. Providing resistance against censoring is a very challenging and difficult task to achieve. However it is vital for the purpose of freedom of speech, mind and achievement of democratic principles in today's society. In this paper, the authors define a model of a censorship resistant system. Thereafter they propose to split the problem of resisting censorship into the following two sub-problems: a trusted directory and steganographic data transfer.