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An American in China

China Limiting Access to Foreign Sites- China Blocks Net Traffic Again

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 5, 2011


Yahoo and gmail service has been sketchy lately, not to mention google itself. It’s often unaccessable or times out. Apparenlty the Chinese are limiting our isps to access these sites.
from globaltimes from crienglish.com
The Global Times is even reporting that employees of Internet service provider, Blue Wave Broadband World, were told that “the company was instructed to limit access to foreign sites by allowing only a set number of IP addresses to visit overseas websites at one time”.
Global Voices Advocacy, a pressure group say that China has been using “monitoring software on routers that direct Internet traffic within and across China’s borders.”

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