This tool lets you check if a website is blocked in China

This tool lets you check if a website is blocked in China
China‘s Great Firewall just got higher as Wikipedia has been added to Beijing’s no-no list. The government hasn’t explained why it’s blocking the free online encyclopedia, but frankly it’s not surprising. Shutting down a platform that has endless information makes sense if the mere presence of Winnie the Pooh was too much for President Xi Jinping and his crew to handle. But what other websites are currently blocked? Well, that’s where Comparitech’s tool comes in. You can use it to see whether a certain domain has been blocked in China, and in which areas of the country it’s currently unavailable.…

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