Today some Weibo users reported they could open Facebook and YouTube without using VPN just like browsing other sites hosted in China. Some netizens can even access Twitter, but much less stable compared to opening Facebook and Youtube. It still remains unclear why and how this happened.
Most of the users who reported this incident are students; so, some suspect maybe people connecting to Internet via university network can now access to uncensored content.
I asked a few users on Weibo who can access Facebook; some could but lost connection in late evening; some still could and were surfing at home (not university network). [Read more...]