A new web browser Kuniao, which translates as “cool bird”, has been touted as providing Chinese internet users with a way to legally bypass the Great Firewall. Prof. Jyh-An LEE indicated that “while users might think they are bypassing the Great Firewall, they are actually just subjecting themselves to a smaller version of it. Just as the Great Firewall was built into China’s internet architecture, Kuniao constructs a smaller firewall within individual users’ browsers. That said, it still offered a ‘wider window’ to the internet than other browsers used in the country.”
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