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Things that are banned in China

You probably know that Facebook is banned in China. It’s been banned for years now. But did you know that the following are also banned (either permanently or temporarily): 106 more words


National Day of P.R.C.

Today is the 68th National Day of P.R.C.① and it is my first post.

As always, the government-run medias in China are praising on the leadership of C.C.P.  347 more words


WhatsApp is Blocked in China

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  • China has step up surveillance ahead of a big Communist Party gathering next month, which is held every 5 year to choose the party’s leadership.
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Security Digest

China Internet Crackdown Jolts Companies, Students, Scientists

BEIJING (AP) — Frank Chen’s e-commerce business has nothing to do with politics but he worries it might be sunk by the Communist Party’s latest effort to control what the Chinese public sees online. 1,069 more words


Man jailed for selling VPNs to evade China’s ‘Great Firewall’

A man has been sentenced to nine months in jail in China for selling virtual private networks to circumvent the country’s notorious internet censorship, amid Beijing’s tightening crackdown on ways to get round its “Great Firewall”.

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Why you should care about China’s VPN crackdown

Written by Omair Uthmani.

Internet censors have a new target. The Chinese and Russian governments recently announced plans to block the use of “virtual private networks” (VPNs), which are a key tool for people trying to avoid internet restrictions and surveillance. 746 more words


A Crackdown on Unfettered Internet Access Is Jeopardizing China’s Pro-Business Credentials

Another big political meeting, another crackdown on Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) — the location-shifting software many in China use to access websites banned by its government, such as Facebook, YouTube and Google. 993 more words