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Using A Vpn To Bypass Internet Censorship In China
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To bypass internet censorship in China you need a vpn. The says of free proxies and tunnelling services are over, and as the Chinese government begins to tighten its grip on what comes in and out of the country informationally speaking, the need for a vpn to bypass internet censorship in China grows every day.

In just the past few weeks there has been a massive change in the vpn world. For computer less-than-savvy expats coming to China for work or travel have enjoyed a host of vpn companies ready for their picking. No previous knowledge of how vpns work, how firewalls block the flow of information, or technical skills of installation were needed to get started bypassing internet censorship in China. A few clicks, a couple bucks, and anyone could be back on Facebook, Youtube, and Blogger.

However, with the blocking of PPTP and L2TP protocols by the Chinese government, the 'vpn game' has been stepped up a bit. While choosing a vpn protocol and company is still relatively simple, recent events have perhaps served as an omen of what's to come. Almost overnight, four of the biggest names in vpn's experiences problems. All four were temporarily blocked (not simultaneously). One has completely changed its seller platform. One still hasn't become accessible to people inside The Great Firewall.

So what does this mean for newbies coming to China, or Chinese citizens who are just discovering how a vpn can help to bypass internet censorship in China? The blocking of PPTP and L2TP protocols means that mobile devices are out of the game. While these forms of vpns were older and less secure than the SSL and SSTP protocols, they were still widely used for iPhone, Android, and other mobile internet devices. Mac's and PC's are still able to use SSL/Open vpn protocols, with Windows 7/Vista being able to use SSTP. A representative of these companies has stated that they've yet to meet a country that can block these protocols.

Regarding the future of how to bypass internet censorship in China, as the Chinese government becomes more fierce in the attempts to control the flow of information in and out of their country, so do the ones trying to keep it open have to stay on their toes and one step ahead. With recent political unrest in Egypt and the role Facebook and Twitter have played in it, unrestricted internet in China probably isn't a realistic vision for the near future.

Get a vpn to bypass internet censorship in China before it's too late. has up to date information about the state of the internet inside The Great Firewall and need-to-know-info about vpn's in China.

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