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Q: VPN no service

it seems our vpn is having trouble now started yesterday,no service

 

anyone else having trouble?

19 weeks 1 day ago in  General  - China

 
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The reality is that if someone, say a government, wanted to kill vpns then it would take about one minute to enter the protocol onto a switch which would propogate to every router in the network in a short time. Job done. That is not going to happen. Too many businesses rely on them.

As mentioned above, there is a lot of tin foil hat talk going on regarding this topic. It's a sensitive time so a general throttling back is routine. Most of the vpns experiencing issues are freebies or cheapies.
There may even be a more practical reason. With the plethora of junk vpns out there perhaps the market is just being cleaned up and the flood of encrypted traffic being thinned out. Let's face it, if you want news from home you don't need a vpn. If your email (who uses if for private purposes nowadays?) needs a vpn then set up a forwarding to outlook or something. It's simple.

I live quite well and have access to basically everything i need. I couldn't give a shit about Facebook or twitter. You just have to use a little nous. It's really not hard.

As the great sage, George Harrison said: All things must pass.

(I was a ccnp for the aust government for 12 years before i came to china)

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why do they do this shit for?it sucks i cant do anything,cant even get on to my email or yahoo,just echinacities.

 

vpn just times out on phone and laptop.

 

cant even get on a rolling stones site 

 

the joys of living in china

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I suspect it's because you're using one that gets mentioned a lot on Chinese forums.

 

Or perhaps the amount of money you paid for it.

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oppo R9 not apple

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Sorry to tell you but i just opened rolling Stones site on my phone and no problem on my phone. ..i never have used a vpn

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Stupid people keep blabbing about which vpns they're using on open forums

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it came back on again 

dont know what  hapened

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V~P~N? What's that? An "Express" way to travel the web ?

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Chinese make money off of VPN's an dit makes it easier to monitor foreigners communications

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The reality is that if someone, say a government, wanted to kill vpns then it would take about one minute to enter the protocol onto a switch which would propogate to every router in the network in a short time. Job done. That is not going to happen. Too many businesses rely on them.

As mentioned above, there is a lot of tin foil hat talk going on regarding this topic. It's a sensitive time so a general throttling back is routine. Most of the vpns experiencing issues are freebies or cheapies.
There may even be a more practical reason. With the plethora of junk vpns out there perhaps the market is just being cleaned up and the flood of encrypted traffic being thinned out. Let's face it, if you want news from home you don't need a vpn. If your email (who uses if for private purposes nowadays?) needs a vpn then set up a forwarding to outlook or something. It's simple.

I live quite well and have access to basically everything i need. I couldn't give a shit about Facebook or twitter. You just have to use a little nous. It's really not hard.

As the great sage, George Harrison said: All things must pass.

(I was a ccnp for the aust government for 12 years before i came to china)

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Something is up, 3 friends not related to this site asked me and told me about this same prob.

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Are you not expecting this?

 

The VPN blocking has been on many websites. China is cracking down and hoping to block all VPNs by February 2018. Yes we've all experienced this before but they seem a little more serious this time.

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enjoy Live in China devil

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any body try Express VPN >>>???

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