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12/24/2013

A Google Chrome internet extension has been published aimed at circumventing a porn filter imposed by the UK government. The new filter has come under fire because it also blocks access to sites that provide advice on sex education and porn addiction. Some tech and civil liberties sites also appear to be blocked by the filter, according to Peter Hansteen, as well as legitimate file-sharing services and news websites like TorrentFreak.

Go Away Cameron is a new Google Chrome extension adapted from Singapore’s “Go Away MDA,” which allowed Singaporean users to circumvent blocked content such The Pirate Bay.

The creator, Singapore-based computer science graduate @nubela, said that he did not have a list of the banned sites, the add-on simply picks up the government block and bypasses it.

“I don’t have, nor will I ever have, an exhaustive list of UK banned sites. What I can…

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