A relaxation of restrictions approved by the State Council is aimed at attracting foreign telecoms operators to provide VPN services to foreign-invested firms in the capital. Photo: Reuters
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Welcome move as Beijing relaxes rules on VPN

  • New regulations will allow some users in the capital to bypass China’s “Great Firewall” to access sites such as Google and Facebook

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A relaxation of restrictions approved by the State Council is aimed at attracting foreign telecoms operators to provide VPN services to foreign-invested firms in the capital. Photo: Reuters
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