Tuber and similar browsers appear to be a government-sanctioned way for users to see beyond China's Great Firewall. But the software could also be enabling a new form of censorship. Illustration: SCMP Tuber and similar browsers appear to be a government-sanctioned way for users to see beyond China's Great Firewall. But the software could also be enabling a new form of censorship. Illustration: SCMP
Tuber and similar browsers appear to be a government-sanctioned way for users to see beyond China's Great Firewall. But the software could also be enabling a new form of censorship. Illustration: SCMP

Web browsers hopping the Great Firewall in China suggest a new era of opening up and a new means of control

  • China allows some web browsers to offer access to blocked websites like YouTube and Facebook while still censoring what users see
  • Browsers Tuber and Kuniao were both pulled from app stores following a surge in popularity

Topic |   Censorship
Tuber and similar browsers appear to be a government-sanctioned way for users to see beyond China's Great Firewall. But the software could also be enabling a new form of censorship. Illustration: SCMP Tuber and similar browsers appear to be a government-sanctioned way for users to see beyond China's Great Firewall. But the software could also be enabling a new form of censorship. Illustration: SCMP
Tuber and similar browsers appear to be a government-sanctioned way for users to see beyond China's Great Firewall. But the software could also be enabling a new form of censorship. Illustration: SCMP
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