China restricts Internet further with attacking V.P.N. services

February 3rd, 2015   Theme: Internet Freedom

China is widely known for its onerous Internet restrictions, referred to as the Great Firewall by Western security analysts, and is now tightening up its grip on the Internet even more with attacking V.P.N. providers. China has until recent been tolerant regarding V.P.N. connections as a life line for Chinese astronomers seeking the latest data from abroad, students submitting applications online to foreign universities, and for those who struggles to stay in touch with the Facebook friends one has made during trips to France, India and Singapore. These in one way tolerant days seem however to be over since the Chinese authorities has started to attack and disable some of the most widely used V.P.N. companies operating in the country.

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