Topic: Great Firewall
Aside from services and apps by Google and Facebook, China’s Great Firewall has also infamously blocked Wikipedia from being accessed.
Beijing has broadened its block of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia to include all language editions, an Internet censorship research group reported just weeks ahead of China’s most politically explosive anniversary.
Authorities in China have blocked Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia’s owner said on Wednesday.
Venture capitalist Sean O’Sullivan says divided technology landscape would hand China an advantage. Competing US and Chinese technologies will force third countries to choose between systems.
Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine was accessible for some Internet users in mainland China late on Jan 24, indicating that online access to the foreign technology service may have been restored within the country's Great Firewall.
Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine has been blocked in China, the company said on Jan 23, making it the latest foreign technology service to be shut down behind the country's Great Firewall.