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China's Great Firewall Has Cleaned The Internet, Claims Chinese Official
2013-11-30 04:27:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online China’s sophisticated online censorship system, known internationally as the Great Firewall, has been tremendously successful at “cleaning” the Internet, according to comments made by State Internet Information Office vice minister Ren Xianliang on Thursday. “The fight against rumors has received a positive response and has been quite effective,” Ren said during a rare public appearance, according to Reuters reporter...

2013-10-09 23:31:57

idcloak releases a Web VPN service which circumvents all internet access restrictions by tunneling the internet user to a new global location. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 After four years of careful development, idcloak Technologies is proud to announce the launch of its software-based web VPN. The service provides secure connection to an international network of highly anonymous servers so users may access the internet from alternate global locations. The VPN system is...

2013-08-27 23:31:15

idcloak provides links to sources of unblock proxy sites in its new article, designed to help internet users stuck behind highly-censored Internet connections. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Following idcloak’s recent release of its in-house Proxy Server USA, the company has now published a new article – Google Proxies: a Daily Proxy Sites List – which gives links to three forums where new web proxy sites are offered every day. The piece’s writer – censorship...

2013-08-03 23:03:16

idcloak’s new China IP Address List gives Chinese users free access to China-only websites from outside the country. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 idcloak launches a new China IP address proxy list for Chinese citizens living or traveling outside the People’s Republic of China. “We always think of the Great Firewall as being a filter for outgoing traffic only,” says Robin Welles of the idcloak web research team. “But the Golden Shield blocks a good deal of incoming...

2013-07-03 23:16:45

idcloak has launched a special Fresh Proxies List for unblocking sites even behind high-grade censorship situations. The release will grant Chinese users free access to the global internet. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 idcloak says the IP addresses in its newly released Fresh Proxies list will successfully bypass the Great Wall of China and give Chinese netizens unfettered access to the net. According to idcloak’s lead researcher, Robin Welles, IP proxies are effective because...

2013-06-20 23:04:18

idcloak´s new Rapid unblocker list allows censored web users in China to access blocked sites like Facebook and YouTube for free. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 China´s 564 million internet user base now has access to banned sites such as YouTube and Facebook courtesy of idcloak Technology´s new Rapid Unblocker List — the most extensive list of live public proxies on the internet. The database allows users to route their internet to a country of their choice for...

2013-04-06 23:03:28

Recently many VPN users and providers have reported that VPN access has been blocked by the Great Firewall of China. VPNReviewz editors looked for the VPNs and methods that haven´t been blocked yet Undisclosed Location, South America (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 In China much of the internet content that the rest of the world enjoys is blocked from the internet. Websites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, and many (Western,) news sources, have been deemed either subversive, or...

2012-12-28 05:00:16

For years internet users in China have used VPN technology to skirt the highly restrictive censorship. And it was speculated that the communist government may be experimenting with new technologies to restrict even that. VPNReviewz reports that "upgrades" made to their system are blocking not just "dissidents and illegal content," but legitimate businesses from access, too. Undisclosed Location, South America (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 It´s no real secret that Chinese internet denizens...

China Cracks Down On Internet Freedom Following Scandals
2012-12-27 10:15:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though it might sound unexpected, the Chinese government has come under scrutiny this year as a result of some online missteps. As a communist country, China works to control what is published about its government and political figures. However, if we´ve learned anything during the last five years in America, it´s that news travels fast and unencumbered via Twitter. The same can be said of China´s own microblogging...

Free And Open Internet Debate Begins Today
2012-12-03 10:39:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online An 11-day UN conference opens in Dubai today which will play host to some extensive debates from the world´s leaders as to how to govern the Internet. The goal is to update some rather outdated regulations to ensure each nation has similar access to the Internet. Some US tech companies – Google and Microsoft – as well as some US ambassadors are worried these regulations will signal the end of the “free and...


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