China Tightens Regulations On VPNs Used To Bypass 'Great Firewall'

Chinese Internet surfers play online games on their computer stations at an Internet cafe in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006.
Chinese Internet surfers play online games on their computer stations at an Internet cafe in Beijing, China. AP Photo
Chinese Internet surfers play online games on their computer stations at an Internet cafe in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006.
Chinese Internet surfers play online games on their computer stations at an Internet cafe in Beijing, China. AP Photo

China Tightens Regulations On VPNs Used To Bypass 'Great Firewall'

For years, Chinese citizens used virtual private networks to bypass the government's online censorship that's sometimes called the “Great Firewall." However, China recently has issued new regulations on cybersecurity to block VPNs. For more on how the recent VPN crackdowns affect business owners and the tech community, we turn to Yuan Yang, a reporter at the Financial Times covering technology and cybersecurity. 

This segment was produced by Jinghong Chen.