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

Topic |   Internet
In 2017, a man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for selling VPN services. Photo: ShutterstockIn 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
READ FULL ARTICLE
Close
We need your support

Advertising helps us continue to provide quality content. Help support us by disabling your adblocker on our site.

How to whitelist us:
  1. 1
    Click on the AdBlock icon at the top right corner of your browser.
    For iOS, go to Settings/Safari/Content Blockers and turn it off.

    For Android, go to your Ad blocker app/Settings and turn it off.
  2. 2
    Click Enabled on this site until the text reads Disabled on this site.
  3. 2
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.
  4. 3
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.