Virtual private network (VPN) services allow users to bypass China’s Great Firewall to access services such as Google and Facebook which are currently blocked. Photo: Shutterstock
Virtual private network (VPN) services allow users to bypass China’s Great Firewall to access services such as Google and Facebook which are currently blocked. Photo: Shutterstock

China plans to allow foreign investment in VPN services as part of Beijing trial in latest opening up move

  • Currently, China’s Great Firewall blocks access to 135 of the world’s top 1,000 websites, including Google, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
  • The United States have previously demanded China to ‘completely open up its internet’

Virtual private network (VPN) services allow users to bypass China’s Great Firewall to access services such as Google and Facebook which are currently blocked. Photo: Shutterstock
Virtual private network (VPN) services allow users to bypass China’s Great Firewall to access services such as Google and Facebook which are currently blocked. Photo: Shutterstock
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