The Great Firewall of China and its Effects on the Economy

Great Firewall of China

The Great Firewall of China is not visible if you try to see it from the space but you certainly can see the actions of Great Firewall anywhere in China. Being the most populated country on earth, China is crowded with the largest number of internet users and the widest internet restrictions to be found anywhere. Since May 2001 Chinese government has heavily invested in securing all levels of information flow, inside or outside the border by a complex system. Part of the Chinese internet security system is handled by the Ministry of Public Security and is called the “Golden […]

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China All Set to Introduce Video Service on the Lines of Netflix China

JIAFLIX

China is gearing up to introduce its own video subscription site by the joint efforts of a government backed Netflix China Channel and Jiaflix. August09, 2012: The state-backed China Movie Channel has recently closed a deal with Jiaflix, a Hollywood site that streams movies in China, to introduce a video subscription service in the country on the lines of Netflix China. The proposed paid movie streaming service is set to be aired on M1905.com, a popular web subsidiary of China Movie Channel later this year. As per the movie news portal, Variety, the subscription service would be consumable across the M1905 […]

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How to Defeat Windows 7 DNS Issues in (China & the Middle East)

Credits: This post is brought to you by IAPS VPN. IAPS is the leading VPN provider in the industry with the biggest network which expands to 175+ Countries and 280+ Servers around the world. IAPS VPN is also the leader in SSTP VPN and SSHv2 Tunnel with most servers supporting the protocols, offering the biggest SSTP and SSHv2 network in the industry. It often sucks if you are not able to open the websites despite of the fact that you have paid considerable amount to your VPN vendor to access the same. Such cases are more prevalent in China and […]

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5 Reasons – Why Use a VPN

You must be hearing a lot about VPN these days. We have witnessed and seen the demand of VPN rising. Moreover, Google trends also show the rise in the search trend of VPN and VPN related keywords. Question is, Why Use VPN? This is mainly due to increased internet censorship and extensive visitor tracking worldwide. Internet censorship in countries like China, Iran and UAE has expanded to the extent that many world’s top websites and services including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, MySpace, Google, Skype etc. have been completely blocked. These services and websites in internet censored countries cannot be accessed until […]

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Best VPN For China – All Questions.. Answered

This post is specifically for following people, My Chinese Friends Behind Great Firewall Expats living in China People about to leave for China in a week’s time People looking to travel to China in future. Today, I will tell you guys, What are the factors that you should consider in a VPN Service before ordering it from China? Why VPN orders from China are being rejected? How to successfully order VPN from China? How to order VPN from China, when all the VPN websites are blocked? How to order VPN from a specific VPN Provider whose website is blocked in […]

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Windows Phone 7 Marketplace Blocked by Great Firewall of China

It has been confirmed by our friends in China that Windows Phone 7 Marketplace has now been blocked in China. Windows Phone 7 Marketplace is a service launched by Microsoft for Windows Phone 7 platform based cell phones, where users can download apps for their Windows Phone developed by third parties. Windows Phone 7 MarketPlace has been reported as the fastest growing marketplace for apps with Android Marketplace. Currently Windows Phone 7 Marketplace has 28,629 Apps and has recorded an exponential growth in last six months according to Windowsphoneapplist.com, which generates the real time data on Windows Phone Market Place. […]

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China now monitors Public WiFi Internet

According to the report from New York Times, Great Firewall of China has started monitoring WiFi Traffic. There have been some new regulations introduced by the China Great Firewall authorities in which they will monitor entire traffic routing through Public WiFi on famous roadside cafes, internet cafes, book stores, libraries and several other places which offer access to free WiFi to public. In order to monitor the entire internet traffic going through Public WiFi, a software is installed to log all the internet activities on Public WiFi. The software has been designed by Shanghai Rain-Soft Software for around 310,000 USD (approx. 2 […]

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DNS Poisoning in China – 12VPN & Other VPN Services

12VPN has emailed all of its customers in China on 27th June, 2011 that it has been DNS Poisoned in China. You must be wondering what DNS Poisoning is, let me explain it to you here. GFW authorities had taken another rather ‘cheap’ measure to block the filtered sites i.e. DNS poisoning. DNS is a system which translates your normal website addresses like youtube.com, facebook.com into numerical figures to send it to particular address in order to retrieve the information. For example, as we cannot remember IP addresses like 12.32.12.43, therefore, we are normally given Domain names like youtube.com to remember […]

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VPN Payment – How To Pay Online For VPN In Iran & Other Censored Countries

Iran and China are in the most censored countries in the world. Netizens in there have to resort to Proxies, DNS Settings Change and VPN to surf the internet without any censorship, like we in the rest of the world surf the internet without any restrictions. Adding to their misery, many of the VPN services are blocked or face speed and connectivity problems in China and Iran. They can not be accessed through Proxies, as generally these two countries block the IP Addresses of the servers that host these sites, which makes it impossible to access these sites from DNS. […]

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Freedur VPN Acquired by MocaVPN

Update 3rd August, 2011 : Freedur.com has been shut down after its acquisition by Moca VPN. Current Customers must have received the email of its acquisition and discontinuation. All customers can now contact Moca VPN for support and queries.   Yep, it is finally confirmed that Freedur VPN has finally been acquired by MocaVPN. Freedur was founded in 2009 in Honk Kong and since then it has gained mass awareness as it was providing Freedur VPN services in not so VPN friendly country China. Chinese VPN users were specifically the target of Freedur vpn  and for doing that it was featured in […]

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Chinese Firewall Video

Interesting Chinese Firewall Video ! This is the first time we at Bestvpnservice.com are sharing video on our Blog with our ever growing visitors. This video was brought into our knowledge by one of our favorite followers, who also happens to be the former foreign journalist in China, Mr. Fons Tuinstra (www.fonstuintra.com). We would also like to thank one of the leading Chinese website Shanghaiist.com. This video comes amid severe criticism faced by the Chinese Authorities for censoring the internet and digital life of Chinese through Chinese Firewall. This video very interestingly explains how the Chinese Government has been blocking and […]

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