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Bug#721845: ITP: flashproxy -- ephemeral browser-based pluggable transport for Tor

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Ximin Luo <infinity0@gmx.com>

* Package name    : flashproxy
  Version         : 1.2
  Upstream Author : David Fifield <david@bamsoftware.com>
* URL             : http://crypto.stanford.edu/flashproxy/
* License         : MIT
  Programming Lang: Python, JavaScript, Go, Shell
  Description     : ephemeral browser-based pluggable transport for Tor

Flash proxies are a new way of providing access to a censorship circumvention system such as Tor. A flash proxy is a miniature proxy that runs in a web browser. It checks for clients that need access, then conveys data between them and a Tor relay.

Tor has bridge relays, but in some cases even these can be blocked despite the fact that their addresses are handed out only a few at a time. The purpose of this project is to create many, generally ephemeral bridge IP addresses, with the goal of outpacing a censor's ability to block them. Rather than increasing the number of bridges at static addresses, we aim to make existing bridges reachable by a larger and changing pool of addresses.

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