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China Blocks Microsoft's Bing Search Engine, Despite Offering Censored Results

China Blocks Microsoft's Bing Search Engine, Despite Offering Censored Results

January 24, 2019Wang Wei
Update: Microsoft's search engine Bing has been restored in China after being inaccessible in the country for almost two days. Accord...
Chinese Man Gets 5-Year Prison for Running 'Unauthorized' VPN Service

Chinese Man Gets 5-Year Prison for Running 'Unauthorized' VPN Service

December 22, 2017Wang Wei
While continuing its crackdown on services that help Chinese citizens to bypass Great Firewall, Chinese authorities have sentenced a man to ...
Chinese Man Jailed For Selling VPNs that Bypass Great Firewall

Chinese Man Jailed For Selling VPNs that Bypass Great Firewall

September 05, 2017Wang Wei
Image source: goldenfrog In an effort to continue its crackdown on VPNs, Chinese authorities have arrested a 26-year-old man for sellin...
China Shuts Down Popular VPN Services to Make Great Firewall Stronger

China Shuts Down Popular VPN Services to Make Great Firewall Stronger

July 04, 2017Wang Wei
Online Privacy has been one of the biggest challenges in today's interconnected world, as the governments across the world have been ...
China makes VPNs illegal to tighten its Great Firewall

China makes VPNs illegal to tighten its Great Firewall

January 24, 2017Wang Wei
China is long known for its strict Internet censorship laws through the Great Firewall of China – China's Golden Shield project that...
China Orders Apple to Monitor App Store Users and Track their Identities

China Orders Apple to Monitor App Store Users and Track their Identities

June 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
China has long been known for its strict censorship which makes it difficult for foreign technology companies to do business in the worl...
Chinese ISPs Caught Injecting Ads and Malware into Web Pages

Chinese ISPs Caught Injecting Ads and Malware into Web Pages

February 27, 2016Unknown
China has gained a considerable global attention when it comes to their Internet policies in the past years; whether it's introducin...
After 5 Years, Now Google Ready to Comply with China's Censorship Laws for Business

After 5 Years, Now Google Ready to Comply with China's Censorship Laws for Business

September 07, 2015Khyati Jain
Google is planning to introduce a trimmed down special version of Google Play Store and Android Wear to The Mainland China. But wait...
GitHub Again Hit by DDoS Cyberattack

GitHub Again Hit by DDoS Cyberattack

August 26, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Github – the popular code sharing website used by programmers to collaborate on software development – again became a victim of a distr...
The Great... Great... Firewall of China Hijacks Facebook Connect Plugin

The Great... Great... Firewall of China Hijacks Facebook Connect Plugin

April 29, 2015Swati Khandelwal
From past few days, Internet Users in China are dealing with a weird redirection of traffic nationwide while accessing any website that ...
China Using A Powerful 'Great Cannon' Weapon to Censor The Internet

China Using A Powerful 'Great Cannon' Weapon to Censor The Internet

April 11, 2015Swati Khandelwal
China has something very impressive that we are not aware of. The country has a powerful and previously unknown weapon that its governme...
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