[guardian-dev] Telegram founder pledges 1 million dollars to fund proxy servers to beat Russian censorship

Nathan of Guardian nathan at guardianproject.info
Wed Apr 18 16:19:11 EDT 2018

On 04/18/2018 10:40 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> Shall we reach out to them about the Pluggable Transports lib?
> https://meduza.io/en/news/2018/04/17/telegram-founder-pledges-1-million-dollars-to-fund-proxy-servers-to-beat-russian-censorship

Sounds like a plan... was also thinking about at least implementing it,
and NetCipher (Tor works just fine in Russa still) in the FOSS version
of Telegram that is on F-Droid. It already supports SOCKS proxying, so
we'd just prompt the user to auto-set it if Orbot is installed.

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