BBC recommends using VPNs after HTTPS switch leaves it blocked in China

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Since switching all of its sites to secure HTTPS rather than plain old HTTP, the BBC has found that it is completely blocked online in China. The corporation has issued a statement recommending that people in the region looking to access its services should turn to either a VPN, or the censorship-busting app Psyphon. See also: Leaked report shows Google plans a censored search engine for China… but China says otherwise Chrome will stop highlighting HTTPS sites as secure It is thought that people in China have been unable to access any BBC sites or services for around a week… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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