Is China Banning VPNs?

China Telecom has denied that virtual private networks will be banned throughout the country, but rumors are still spreading that a crackdown will take place. In July of last year, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) denied a report circulating around that the three major Chinese telecom providers (China Unicom, China Mobile, and Telecom) were going to shut down personal VPNs. MIIT was clear that the ban would only impact users who were … Read more