VPNs are a popular way of accessing sites such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that are blocked in mainland China. Photo: ShutterstockVPNs are a popular way of accessing sites such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that are blocked in mainland China. Photo: Shutterstock
VPNs are a popular way of accessing sites such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that are blocked in mainland China. Photo: Shutterstock

Man jailed for 5½ years, fined US$76,000 for selling VPN in southern China

Prison sentence comes amid Beijing’s crackdown on internet censorship

Topic |   Censorship in China
VPNs are a popular way of accessing sites such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that are blocked in mainland China. Photo: ShutterstockVPNs are a popular way of accessing sites such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that are blocked in mainland China. Photo: Shutterstock
VPNs are a popular way of accessing sites such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that are blocked in mainland China. Photo: Shutterstock
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