In 2017, a man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for selling VPN services. Photo: Shutterstock In 2017, a man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for selling VPN services. Photo: Shutterstock
In 2017, a man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for selling VPN services. Photo: Shutterstock

Man punished for using a VPN to scale China’s Great Firewall and watch porn

  • Unauthorised VPNs are illegal in China, but authorities said the man’s main crime was accessing pornography
  • Police said the man used software designed specifically to circumvent the Great Firewall

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In 2017, a man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for selling VPN services. Photo: Shutterstock In 2017, a man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for selling VPN services. Photo: Shutterstock
In 2017, a man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for selling VPN services. Photo: Shutterstock
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