A good use of proxy - censorship, that is of course to fight censorship.
There are of course many sensible reasons for censorship, in an ideal world illegal content would be shut down and the owners prosecuted however on the internet this is not always practical. Of course the ability of an individual nation or political organisation to censor the internet is also a powerful political and propoganda tool.
I mentioned in an earlier post about how Religious leaders are censoring the Turkish peoples Internet feed by banning numerous sites which don't follow their religious or fundamantalist ideals - Richard Dawkins Website Banned in Turkey.
The problem is it happens all over the world, the latest one to come to the news is the Thai government who are block 2300 websites 'offensive to the monarchy' which probably means criticises ! - Thai Monarchy Internet censorship
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