It’s no secret that the Chinese government censors web content, but what’s it like to actually be a citizen trapped inside the Great Firewall of China? A new FireFox plugin called China Channel can show you.
It reroutes your IP through China, allowing you to look like any other digital Chinese citizen from anywhere in the world. Click on a banned site and BAM! You lose your browsing privileges for 15 minutes. But luckily, in this version, you can just reopen the browser with a newly assigned IP. To see an example clip that walks you through installation and browsing, read on.