Test Your ISP’s Nefarious Internet Blocking with Switzerland

Aug 16 2008

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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have recently been cracking down on various kinds of internet traffic. Some is understandable; others interfere with legitimate uses of the ‘net. Worse, ISPs often do this without telling anyone.

Well, the Electronic Frontier Foundation is striking back: they recently released Switzerland, a tool that will test your internet connection to see what your ISP blocks. It’s still very basic—you have to run it from a terminal or command line prompt—but it can provide very useful information. Download it here to check your own ISP.

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