[Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Re: Hosting of compiled bitcoin client

Mark Lister mark.lister at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 20 21:08:35 UTC 2012

>I don't think it's related to these sanctions but to the Great Firewall
of China, but sourceforge downloads are also blocked in China. Also
quite easy to bypass though.

I think it's easy to overestimate the problem. Users in these countries
(even non technical ones) quickly learn how to bypass hurdles in the
network. Although it would be great to host downloads on neutral
territory it might also be sufficient to provide the SHA256 of a malware
free binary...

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