Posts Tagged: VPN

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For $2 a month, this Google Chrome extension lets you escape censorship and protect your privacy

GOM is a VPN Google Chrome extension that shows promise. It's easy-to-use, convenient, and pretty fast. But it doesn't always work for users...

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 2:52 pm
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Report: 4 of 5 countries most hooked on VPNs are in Asia

A virtual private network (VPN) is a way for users to securely access a private network and share data remotely through public networks. In ...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Beating the Censorship of China’s Great Firewall with Raspberry Pi

Chinese internet censorship can be a pain in the ass. While it’s easy enough to circumvent with a good VPN, it’s tough to bring ...

  • May 29, 2013
  • at 9:30 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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Google+ Not Actually Blocked in China, Just Being Slowly Throttled

Google+ is not actually blocked in China, contrary to reports today from the WSJ, TechCrunch and some other western media. Right now Google+...

  • June 30, 2011
  • at 3:23 pm
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5 ways to sneak through China’s Great Firewall

At this point, pretty much everyone knows China has a one of the most advanced internet censorship systems in the world. Referred to as the ...

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 5:58 pm
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VyprVPN slides onto iOS and Android, but can it jump China’s Great Firewall more nimbly than competitors?

Throughout my career in China, I’ve gone through a handful of different VPN services to evade the Great Firewall. Starting with a free...

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Japan’s VPN Gate Brings Free VPNs to the Masses

VPNs are useful for a lot of reasons, not the least of which being that they help you hop over China’s Great Firewall and evade the co...

  • March 12, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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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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TWIA Episode 25: All about Tudou

Finally, we hit the first milestone for This Week in Asia (#TWIA) – our first 25th episode landmark, right before the coming live show...

  • April 23, 2010
  • at 1:01 pm
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