Gmail Blocked In China, Great Firewall Internet Censorship Likely Behind Move

December 29, 2014

In its latest move to target Google, China has blocked the search engine giant’s Gmail services in the country, following months of disruptions. While many Gmail web addresses were found to be inactive in China on Friday, users said that the service was down on Monday as well. Although the Gmail website has been inaccessible in China since June, users could still use the service via various protocols such as IMAP, SMTP and POP3 in third-party email applications like Apple’s Mail and Microsoft Outlook. But, with the new crackdown, China has closed that loophole as well.

 

Read more at: http://www.ibtimes.com/gmail-blocked-china-great-firewall-internet-censorship-likely-behind-move-1768474 


Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

House Republicans Plan Broadband Bill Blitz

House Republican leaders say they will be introducing a series of bills this week to help effect the Trump Administration's pledge...

Posted

Gospel star Edwin Hawkins dies

Edwin Hawkins, the gospel star best known for the hit Oh Happy Day, has died at the age of 74.

Posted

Kevin Sorbo Banned from Comicon Due to Conservative Political Leanings

A conservative Christian actor has been banned from a Comicon convention due to his political leanings.

Posted

TheDove expands with 7 California TV stations

Local Christian broadcaster theDove has added seven California television stations, more than doubling its regional network.

Posted

More News


Headlines