Turks Skip Suspected Censorship With Internet Lifelines

Turks are turning to encryption software to thwart any ramp up in censorship of the Internet after six days of anti-government demonstrations and a wave of arrests reportedly for urging people to protest on social media sites.
Hotshot Shield, a VPN (virtual private network) that disguises users’ identities and encrypts traffic on the Web, said more than 120,000 people had signed up to its service in Turkey since the weekend, more than 10 times typical levels.
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