Philipp Winter on using ordinary internet users as a censorship circumvention proxy

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Philipp Winter is an internet data scientist at Caida, which is a research center at UC San Diego.

His research interests revolve around computer networks and security; in particular applied cryptography, anonymity networks, and Internet measurement.

You can find out more about Philipp Winter on his personal website at or via his Twitter account @__phw.


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