More Chinese circumvent governent censors to access Facebook and Twitter – Hindustan Times

According to a new study by market research firm GlobalWebIndex on Chinese Internet usage over the past month, 25 percent of Chinese Internet users said they used Google+ while 15 percent accessed Facebook. Eight percent of the respondents also surfed Twitter.

The report added that in 2012, some 35 million Chinese netizens used Twitter, up from 11.8 million in 2009. Also, 65.2 million Chinese users said they visited Facebook in 2012, up from 7.9 million in 2009.

One of the reasons for this increase in Chinese netizens surfing banned sites such as Facebook is that the Chinese are using virtual private networks (VPNs), virtual cloud networks (VCNs), or internationally routed connections, to circumvent the government censors, GlobalWebIndex founder Tom Smith told the news website, “In short, the ‘Great Firewall’ is not as solid as many people think.”

via More Chinese circumvent governent censors to access Facebook and Twitter – Hindustan Times.

rob's revolting

The colonies are self-destructing - it's a scorched earth policy, a war of attrition, so the survivors are left with NOTHING!

Liwen ñi Mapu & Asoc. Colectivo Red de Noticias e Información sobre Pueblos Indígenas y Derechos Humanos

Portal y Red de Noticias e Información sobre Pueblos Indígenas, Derechos Humanos, Participación y Representación Política, Empowerment, Desarrollo y Progreso Humano y +

ΝΕΑ ΧΩΡΙΣ ΦΙΛΤΡΟ ΦΕΛΛΟΥ

Νέα και Παράξενα-Σελίδες εναλλακτικής πληροφόρησης και ειδήσεων-alternative informations

Free Collective

Media activists - Street Art, Info, migration rights, anarchism, anti-fascism.. [Spanish, English and French]

Mixed American Life

Mixed Culture | Mixed Heritage | Mixed Identity | Mixed Parenting

Righting Red

Ramblings, ruminations, and activism from an idealistic Lakota storyteller.

The International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund

Real solidarity for those fighting hate.

flightattendantfailures

Documenting White Supremacists Internet Extortion

PEACH STATE ANTI-RACIST-ACTION

Directly Confronting Racism Online and in the Streets!

SIPAZ Blog

Blog of the International Service for Peace

Spirit In Action

Change IS coming. WE can make it GOOD.

DEPRESSION: my muse

Trying to get to a better place.

bayareaintifada

Springboard for News, Updates, Analysis & Action Alerts for 3rd World Liberation & Decolonization from the Bay Area & Beyond

murrjw

murrjw

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 14,466 other followers