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Citizen Lab says Sandvine network gear aids government spyware

Petey
WTF?

There is a MASSIVE difference with the use described in the article versus the UK ISPs telling you that a site is blocked. The difference is that the UK is being transparent and you are not being duped into viewing something that you had not requested. In fact, it is out in the open that they were going to hijack your request as it was mandated by court orders which are in the public domain. You EXPECT this redirect to happen.

Having malware injected into a legitimate request isn't remotely comparable to your example. It's a nefarious, underhand and downright unethical practise.

The uni aren't "jumping up and down" about the UK because those activities are not unethical.

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