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Old 4th August 2008, 10:21   #1
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Default Getting around the Great Firewall of China

With a little over a week until Opening Ceremony, the spotlight on Beijing is shining brighter than ever. Iíve been cautious on the Web, only posting to this blog through a secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection with an IP address in the States. Was it overkill? Apparently not. A CNN article recently confirmed my fears -- that without an encrypted connection, itís very likely that someone could be watching my every move. According to U.S. Senator Sam Brownback, the government has ordered hotels to spy on their guests, subjecting them to ďinvasive intelligence gatheringĒ. This report has not yet been independently confirmed.

If youíre traveling to China with sensitive information on your computer, it would be best not to connect your personal computer to the Internet at all. If thatís not an option, only surf the Web through a secure VPN connection. If you donít have access to a corporate VPN, Iíd suggest signing up for a personalVPN from WiTopia before you go to China. Another advantage of using a VPN to surf the Web -- the Great Firewall of China falls down in your own little bubble.
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