Russia Blocks WeChat, China’s Most Popular Social Media App

Tencent, WeChat’s Shenzhen-based parent company, is currently communicating with Russian authorities over the ban.

by Matthew Bossons, 06 May 2017

You Can Now Get Fined for Using a VPN in China

New law calls for fines of up to RMB15,000 for circumventing the Great Firewall in a major Chinese city.

by That's, 30 March 2017

Nooo! Pinterest the Latest Site to be Blocked in China

Say goodbye to pinning all those recipes and wedding dresses.

by That's, 15 March 2017

Is Google About to Make a China Comeback?

The search engine is reportedly in talks with the government to come back to China.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 14 March 2017

Banned from Taobao: Foreign Books, Games, DVDs and More

The e-commerce giant has begun cracking down on foreign media being sold on its platform.

by That's, 12 March 2017

China Cracking Down on Unauthorized VPNs

Getting around the Great Firewall is about to get a lot more difficult.

by That's, 24 January 2017

Has Facebook Developed Software to Enter China Market?

Facebook has developed a special tool to help it get back into China, the New York Times reports.

by That's, 23 November 2016

China Blocks Web Searches for 'Fatty' Kim Jong-un

The term 'Kim Fatty the Third' has now been blocked from Chinese search engines and social media sites.

by William Lee, 22 November 2016

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