In January 2019, A Chinese internet user was fined 1,000 yuan for using VPN to access overseas websites. This made us wonder: after making it illegal to sell VPNs in China, has the Chinese government finally decided to make it illegal to use VPNs in China? For anybody who can’t live without websites/services such as Google, […]
ExpressVPN seems to be very active in marketing, because I’ve seen their ads many times. Their main domain, expressvpn.com, is currently blocked in China. But for now you can access their service through another domain name: expressvpn.works. ExpressVPN offers multiple VPN protocol types such as OpenVPN (TCP, UDP), L2TP-IPsec, SSTP and PPTP. They have servers in as many as 78 countries and offers unlimited bandwidth, unlimited server switches, unlimited speed and 99.9% uptime.
After smartphones became popular, most travelers today have stopped relying on paper maps. Mobile apps such as Google Maps have become an essential tool for people when traveling. However, for people planning to travel to China, there’s one common question: Does Google Maps work in China? Is it blocked in China? If so, what are […]
August 12, 2018 Reddit, one of the most popular websites on the internet, is now blocked in China. Along with other popular sites such as Google, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and most recently, BBC, Reddit is now banned from the internet users in Mainland China by the so-called Great Firewall. Why Reddit was blocked in China […]
PureVPN is one of the very popular VPN providers with world-wide customers. They have VPN servers in many locations around the world. PureVPN’s main website, purevpn.com, is currently blocked in China. If you want to sign up from China, you might have to first use another VPN service to visit PureVPN’s website, or you can sign up from a country where it’s not blocked. However, once you’ve signed up and downloaded its VPN client, you can use PureVPN’s VPN service from China without further problems.
According to a recent announcement from the Chinese government, China will soon block access to all cryptocurrency exchanges’ websites. As a result, if you are in China, you might soon need to use a VPN to visit cryptocurrency exchanges such as Coinbase, Bitfinex, Gemini, Binance etc. to trade bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies. “In the next […]