I'm a little ignorant about networking and the workings of
the internet, so keep in mind I'm a newbie.
Throwing caution to the wind, I'm going to admit that I'm
posting from the PRC. I'm in NE Asia. Here is some
It's common knowledge around here that foreigners' mail and
phone calls are monitored. It's also common knowledge that
any internet activity is monitored. I don't know how.
Anyway, I've encountered random difficulties in the past,
such as being unable to access various websites (including
my web mail) at certain net bars for a few months, then