Beijing Cracks Down On VPNs Amid Growing Popular Backlash To CCP Censorship
It looks like Beijing has finally grown tired of journalists like Epoch Times’ Jennifer Zeng circulating shocking videos depicting the true depth of the crisis on the ground in China – and the government’s almost unbelievably heavy handed response.
For an example, see this video which Zeng tweeted yesterday: It’s relatively mild by outbreak standards.
During #CoronavirusOutbreak, #CCP gives you very detailed instructions including whether you should sleep together with your spouse…#COVID2019 #Coronavirus #CoronavirusOutbreak #coronaviruschina
Click here for more: https://t.co/fSwmxEsPYp pic.twitter.com/AY7Uk837Xp
— 曾錚 Jennifer Zeng (@jenniferatntd) February 16, 2020
Weeks after Beijing ended its brief experiment with Internet “transparency” in the name of disseminating accurate info about the outbreak, the Financial Times reports that Beijing is once again trying to restrict its citizens’ access to the uncensored global internet.