A Bestiary of Blocking: The Motivations and Modes behind Website Unavailability
FOCI @ USENIX Security Symposium, 2018.
This paper examines different reasons the websites may vary in their availability by location. Prior works on availability mostly focus on censorship by nation states. We look at three forms of server-side blocking: blocking visitors from the EU to avoid GDPR compliance, blocking based upon the visitoru0027s country, and blocking due to s...More
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