China to target VPNs in crackdown on people evading government internet controls

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Web restrictions tightened up in China ahead of Communist Party Congress

The Chinese government is planning a crackdown on virtual private networks (VPNs) in a bid to stop people from evading its web surveillance and censorship. It follows a demand last week that app...

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