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The Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet)

The Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) is basically a secure network that is used by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and the United States Department of State (DoS) to distribute classified information and communicate amongst each other. SIPRNet is nearly identical to any other standard TCP/IP network; it originated from the same predecessor as the internet, the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET). Of course there are major enhancements in the security design of the network such as the implementation of strong crypto throughout the whole network but for the most part SIPRNet and the Internet are
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Internet Censorship in China or “The Great Firewall of China”

As some of you may have heard there is a block on China’s access to information. The Chinese government blocks all forms of communication that they feel is necessary but in this article I am going to only refer to the internet side of things. If you don’t already know blocking access to certain sites or servers on the internet is referred to as internet censorship. Internet censorship in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is technically overseen by the Ministry of Information Industry (MII).   The “The Great Firewall of China” The great firewall of China is a term
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