Leave my socks out of this!
Danged whippersnappers always goin' through muh dirty laundry an' playin' in muh drawers.
*Shakes a fossilized fist*
An' get off muh LawnGnome!
China's recent upgrades to its content-blocking Great Firewall can be circumvented, according to censorship fighters from the Great Firewall Report. Members of the group last year published a paper [PDF] detailing how China had improved the firewall to detect the use of Shadowsocks, a tool for using SOCKS5 proxies outside the …
If you need to explain a joke, it obviously wasn't very good. Shadowsocks allows you to hide your communications from the censors, thus creating a hidden system, or "shadow system". The original poster's user name is Shadow Systems. Since everyone can create shadow systems using Shadowsocks, ...
Please note - no humans were cloned in the creation of this comment or my original comment, nor was there any intent to encourage others to clone humans.
Talking about Shadowsocks only points the Chinese government to it, and they can quickly figure out and defeat its circumvention. If someone finds a way through they need to be VERY careful about who they tell, because once they tell the wrong person and it gets reported to the government it will be defeated.
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