China is cracking down on methods of evading its online censorship. Photo: Shutterstock
China is cracking down on methods of evading its online censorship. Photo: Shutterstock

China blocks internet anticensorship tools ahead of 20th party congress as the Great Firewall grows in sophistication

  • More than 100 people have reported having their servers blocked for using proxies that disguise censorship circumvention as regular web traffic
  • The move marks an escalation of the Great Firewall’s censorship ahead of the party congress expected to extend President Xi Jinping’s term in power

China is cracking down on methods of evading its online censorship. Photo: Shutterstock
China is cracking down on methods of evading its online censorship. Photo: Shutterstock
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