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Youku outside China

Youku is a Beijing based video hosting service that offers many of its populace favorite and best kinds of videos, movies, TV Shows etc. for free. This is only for the people that live in the Mainland of China. The access granted to view Youku.com is blocked geographically i.e. geo-blocked and therefore it is not accessible to people outside China. When trying to access the Youku channel outside o...[Read More]

China Jails Man for Selling VPNs

In China, using a VPN to circumvent the firewalls and internet restrictions is illegal. In January of this year, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology declared that it would be investigating and pursuing disorderly services like VPNs that allow users free reign over the internet. It was then that the government first started to really crack down on VPNs by declaring that in the c...[Read More]

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Apple’s recent decision to remove VPNs from the App Store has been highly criticized by the makers of several Virtual Private Networks. According to sources, 60 VPNs have been removed over the course of the weekend. Apple stated that it was legally required to remove the VPNs since they did not comply with new regulations. The highly successful company didn’t confirm the exact number o...[Read More]

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The PC gaming market is getting bigger and bigger, and one of the most popular gaming genres–that being MOBAs, are not done yet (even if the biggest MOBA of them all–League of Legends, came out in 2009). Now, LoL has hundreds of heroes, and millions of players with millions awarded in prize money. Games like Dota 2, Smite, and Heroes of the Storm dominate Twitch viewership with thousan...[Read More]

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Another wave of censorship has hit China after this country’s government decided that VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) need to be blocked. The government has ordered telecoms to block access to VPN by February 1st, which will limit the window to the global internet even further. Many of China’s major telecommunication companies run by the state have already received this order. This inc...[Read More]

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Depending on where you live, you probably have a lot of internet benefits that you might not even know of. Most of us have very little or no restrictions at all when it comes to our internet. We all have a connection in our homes, with great speeds, and the ability to access basically anything. That is why people are raising such a fuss whenever they can’t get something that they want. Howev...[Read More]

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Green VPN, reported by “some” to be one of the best VPNs for China is shutting down. The reason is Chinese regulators are shutting down the service due to cross-border operations without governmental approval. Here is what Green VPN has on their website, in Chinese, and English. “尊敬的Green用户 接上级监管部门通知,我们必须很遗憾地告诉大家:Green将于2017年7月1日起停止服务。由此给各位造成的不便,我们深表歉意! 服务停止后,我们将开始处理需要退款的用户申请(金额根据剩余的服务天数计算)。如需退款,请...[Read More]

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The Chinese government has made a very interesting decision years ago, and that was to create an ultimate firewall that’ll isolate their websites from the “outside world”. Chinese websites are staying within, outside world’s websites are out, and the Great Firewall of China stands strongly between the two. It is for this reason that everyone who is outside of China’s ...[Read More]

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Not all of the world countries allow access to same online content, and as you might be aware, China is one of the ones that take their censorship very seriously. Many of the websites are blocked in China, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and even Google+. The list doesn’t stop there, though, but it’s too long, so we decided not to list them all. So, if you’d like to work fr...[Read More]

2017-04-03 11_25_04-china dictatorship – Google Search

China has one of the world’s most controversial policies with regards to online access. The national government essentially censors various sites that it does not like. In particular, the Communist government works to ensure that viewpoints that differ from what the government supports are blocked. This is especially the case for some of the more sensitive topics relating to China like Tibet and T...[Read More]

2017-02-06 10_44_54-811px x 401px – How to Use a VPN in China in 2017

Every year, China gets stricter and stricter when it comes to internet censorship. The great Chinese firewall now blocks a majority of websites on the internet, and you’ll be hard pressed trying to access sites like Facebook, Google, Twitter, YouTube, or sadly–even Wikipedia without using a VPN. The Chinese government accomplishes this mass feat of censorship by using a technique called deep...[Read More]

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VPNtech Runo, a semi-popular Chinese VPN provider recently shut down their services against Chinese governmental aggression. A representative explains that “we decided to shut down the website from October 9 and you will not be able to purchase the service or make any inquiries. Some other VPN services may also be affected. One reason VPNs get banned or restricted in China is that the Chines...[Read More]

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