New VPN Technology Claims to Thwart Great Firewall of China

The Great Firewall of China, which restricts Chinese citizens’ access to a free Internet, is a mechanism that many try to tunnel through in order to access sites like YouTube and Facebook. While VPNs work some of the time, the Chinese government has developed technology to not only discover but disconnect such tools. Speaking with TorrentFreak, Internet company Golden Frog says that their new Chameleon VPN protocol aims to thwart such efforts.The Great Firewall of China is a formidable and oppressive beast. This series of surveillance and censorship mechanisms operated by the Chinese government was created in order to restrict Chinese citizens’ access to content on the Internet, thereby controlling their information intake and shaping their opinions.

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