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|rochieinchina 3 posts||
I have found a program called Identity Cloaker which will unblock the web in China. In their demo it will unblock Facebook and Twitter with a few other limited sites, but if you sign up then you have full access to the web without being traced. It only costs €6.66 /month for full access(about 60RMB). I use it and it saves my so much hassle.
|djwaterland 27 posts||
Is it definitely legal??
You cant get done for it can you?
Im only asking because China has banned it for a reason , so just wondered
|logictheorist 13 posts||
It's not legal, but things like facebook are blocked in theory to try and thwart political dissidents. As long as you're not shouting "Free Tibet!" from your rooftop you internet usage will probably not be watched.
I use Hide IP VPN, I pay $17 every 3 months. Unfortunately, hulu.com no longer works on it.
|Rin 94 posts||
I use u996 it is free and works reasonably well. :)
|dizy5150 4 posts||
I heard you shouldn't use free ones because that can be the Chinese putting the programs out there.
|ElaineMcG 5 posts||
So I know this topic has been discussed loads already have tried some of the suggestions but haven't had any luck, it was mainly the free ones I was trying though. VPN seems to be the way to go from what I've heard, is $6 a month reasonable enough for this and does it actually work well. Oh and also is it easy to follow as Im not the most computer literate person in the world!! Thanks
|mwakefield 1 post||
I use Witopia. Here is the link http://www.witopia.net/welcome.php It works ons Macs, PCs, and my iPhone. Extemely easy to setup also. For full use it about 70,00 per year but you can use it on all of your devices.
|dean 10 posts||
If you're using a free one, I recommend download other free ones to use when the server on the free one you're currently using stops working. I was using FreeGate in Beijing, although in Hong Kong of-course I don't use any.
|Ennius21 1 post||
I hear that you can get one called Hotspot Shield. You can download it for free off a Torrent site. It doesn't take long for it to be downloaded. It works best on the Mozilla Firefox browser.
|Shaolinsteve 27 posts||
Be nice Rochie, no need to put you affiliate ID link on the link you provided so you get commission. Were all friends here.
Any who... Yeah stick to the free ones for sure, all my friends do I think.
They mostly tell me it's magic lol.
|jamescoleshaw 2 posts||
Thanks guys, I'll be sure to try some of these when I've got t'interweb set up in my apartment.
|FilterAngel 103 posts||
I use strongVPN. Simply does what you need and not too expensive (I researched this for ages haha).
|robertclarke 43 posts||
I used to use Strong VPN but the past few months had major issues, they blamed the China side even when disconnected it was fast, connected couldn't even use google homepage...I now use pure VPN and so far so good. about $5 per month if I remember right. 20GB usage per month which is fine for facebook and youtube etc, just remember to disconnect before downloading movies!
|Vees 3 posts||
Certain websites are banned in China but I know so many people (citizens and non-citizens) in China using Facebook, Youtube, etc for years now.
|Dave458 41 posts||
I use Astrill and it's freakin' brilliant. Cheap, lots of servers and fast.