Posts Tagged: Net Nanny


China's Great Firewall

With Some Geeky Tweaking, China’s Web Users Can Easily Leap the Great Firewall

While it’s worth remembering that most Chinese web users don’t bother to circumvent the Great Firewall internet restrictions (as...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Kowtow Alert: TuneIn Censors Its Own Radio App in China

China’s web isolationism has taken a bizarre new turn with the American radio streaming app TuneIn admitting that it is censoring its ...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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China Cripples Android With Fitful Blocks of Gmail, Market Apps

Google’s chronicle of woes in China has grown even larger, with the apparent Great Firewall block of Android’s Market and Gmail ...

  • October 10, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Taobao Bans Sale of VPN, Proxy Services – Climbing Great Firewall Gets Tougher

Taobao, China’s biggest e-commerce platforms, is banning the sale of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and IP proxies on its popular C2C...

  • August 20, 2011
  • at 11:43 pm
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Google Drive Already Blocked in China, Never Stood a Chance

Google Drive has just launched. Google Drive is blocked in China. Because we’re talking about the Great Firewall here, those two state...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Google says: Gmail and Android Market Outage is Our Bad, Not a China Block

Google has finally spoken out on the four-day long inaccessibility of Android’s Market and Gmail apps in China by saying that it was Googl...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Twitter is Working in China, While the Trick Lasts

Good news, everyone! Twitter is now working in China, without the need for a proxy or a VPN, via a genuine, alternative Twitter server. This...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 12:22 pm
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Windows Phone 7 Users in China Report Marketplace Blocked by Great Firewall

Windows Phone 7 (WP7) smartphone users in China are reporting en masse that Microsoft’s app store, the Marketplace, is blocked or inac...

  • August 8, 2011
  • at 6:40 pm
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