China Cracks Down Further On VPNs

State-run telecoms must block access to VPNs by February 2018

The Chinese government has taken further steps to stop the use of VPNs in the country. At the beginning of July, they ordered the popular GreenVPN to halt operations. Now, state-run telecom companies such as China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telcom have been told by authorities that they need to block access to all VPNs by the first of February 2018. VPNs are used by internet users in the country who want to get around the strict internet policies in China, and work by accessing sites via networks in other locations. President Xi launched a nationwide “cyber-sovereignty” campaign earlier this year, in order to crackdown on dissent and public access to the worldwide internet. Jake Parker, the Beijing-based vice-president of the US-China Business Council to Bloomberg, said that this most recent move seems to be targeted at individuals, but could also impact businesses who use the technology. He added that it could be enough to “make a company think about closing or reducing operations in China”. 

The Movers And Shakers - Moving And Shaking

Search and discover everything we've reported on certain brands or industry topics. Follow the trends right before your eyes - and in the blink of eye you know.
Select Country

Individual BASIC

Free

Video Briefings,Catch Up TV
10 per month
How To Guides,Country Guides,Language Guides
2 per month
eLearning,eLearning Course,Quizzes
2 per month
Benchmarks,Lists
5 per month
Access to Customised courses and Examinations.
Not Available
Tools,Webcertain Events
Not Available
Attendance at Webcertain.TV Connect Events per year
Not Available
Access to Webcertain video Tutors.Extra fee applicable
Not Available
Subscribe

Individual PREMIUM

£25

per
month
Cancel Anytime
Video Briefings,Catch Up TV
Unlimited
How To Guides,Country Guides,Language Guides
Unlimited
eLearning,eLearning Course,Quizzes
Unlimited
Benchmarks,Lists
Not Available
Access to Customised courses and Examinations.
Not Available
Tools,Webcertain Events
Unlimited
Attendance at Webcertain.TV Connect Events per year
1 per month
Access to Webcertain video Tutors.Extra fee applicable
Not Available
Subscribe

Team GLOBAL

£95

per
month
(up to5 users ) - additional users12.00
Video Briefings,Catch Up TV
Unlimited
How To Guides,Country Guides,Language Guides
Unlimited
eLearning,eLearning Course,Quizzes
Unlimited
Benchmarks,Lists
Unlimited
Access to Customised courses and Examinations.
Unlimited
Tools,Webcertain Events
Unlimited
Attendance at Webcertain.TV Connect Events per year
3 per month
Access to Webcertain video Tutors.Extra fee applicable
Unlimited
Subscribe

Individual PREMIUM Quarterly

£

per
month
Video Briefings,Catch Up TV
Unlimited
How To Guides,Country Guides,Language Guides
Unlimited
eLearning,eLearning Course,Quizzes
Unlimited
Benchmarks,Lists
Unlimited
Access to Customised courses and Examinations.
Unlimited
Tools,Webcertain Events
Unlimited
Attendance at Webcertain.TV Connect Events per year
Unlimited
Access to Webcertain video Tutors.Extra fee applicable
Unlimited
Subscribe