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The Future of Our Fight Against Chinese Censorship

The recent efforts by the Chinese government to tighten control of the flow of information available into their country has motivated us to step up our own efforts so that we can better meet the challenge of circumventing their internet censorship attempts with…

Russia Demands VPN Providers to Comply with Censorship; VyprVPN Refuses

Censorship in Russia has been steadily rising in the past few years, most notably with the announcement in July 2017 when the initial VPN law was signed, and later took effect the following November.  Since that time, the VPN industry was waiting to…

    The European Union Proposes a Censorship Directive Disguised as Copyright Protection

    The future of the Internet in Europe and beyond has taken an interesting twist. Under the latest reform agreed upon by the EU, Google and Facebook will be forced to share revenue with content providers and to remove copyright-protected content on both YouTube…

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    Like China, Russian Censorship Reinforces VyprVPN Pledge for Online Freedom

    A digital Iron Curtain has been steadily rising into position around the cyber borders of Russia for years now, all in an effort to block contact and content from the rest of the online world. In their latest move, Russian lawmakers adopted legislation…

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    VyprVPN Remains Accessible Despite Russian Blocks

    The demise of Telegram didn’t entirely go as planned after Russian officials announced they were banning the service back in April. Russia’s move to block Telegram came after the encrypted messaging app refused to hand over user decryption keys to the FSB. Rather than…

    Telegram Users Are Turning to VyprVPN

    Russia threw down a block of millions of IP addresses in their assault on the popular app Telegram this week, and VyprVPN is at hand helping users prevail over those restrictions! Around 200 million people worldwide use Telegram with at least 9.5 million of those users…

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    Radio Silence As China’s VPN Ban Deadline Arrives, Passes

    We’ve been anticipating it for months – the date China’s much talked-about VPN ban is set to take effect. China introduced plans to ban VPNs, or virtual private networks, nearly a year ago now, and there’s been much debate and speculation on the ban in the…

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    Cat and Mouse Continues In China, As VPN Ban Deadline Looms

    As you’re likely aware, China’s VPN ban is set to go into effect on March 31. It was initially slated to take effect on February 1, 2018. The ban applies to all unregistered VPNs, with foreign providers expected to be hit the hardest….

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    Apple Continues To Condone, Comply with Chinese Censorship

    Apple created quite a stir a few months back when they pulled 60+ major VPN applications from their App Store in China. This move came at the request of the Chinese government and left many shaking their heads at Apple’s willingness to not…

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    China Imposes Another VPN Block, VyprVPN Restores Service Rapidly

    The Chinese government began blocking VyprVPN connections March 10 around 9pm CST. The latest round of censorship comes just one week after their previous block, and occurred around the same time of day. This latest block occurs during a big conference in China, an annual meeting of China’s national legislature…