Posts Tagged ‘Internet privacy’

China’s Cybersecurity Law Enacted

Chinese government national emblem sealWorries for technology companies in China have been compounded with the enactment today of China’s new Cybersecurity Law. Chinese media …


British Telecom Tests VPN Service In Shanghai Free Trade Zone

VPN services in ChinaBritish telecom operator BT just submitted an application to China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to gain a license …


WeChat Amps Up Competition With New Phone Call Function

China’s WeChat, the instant messaging app by Tencent, has Facebook’s WhatsApp, Japan’s Line, and Microsoft’s Skype service in its sights with a new phone calling service. Tencent’s WeChat launched a new function named “WeChat Out”, which allows users to call fixed-line phones or mobile phones, aiming to compete with its Asian competitor Line. This new […]


China’s 21vianet Acquires VPN Service Provider Dermot

Chinese Internet infrastructure service provider 21vianet announced that the company has reached an agreement with DYXnet to acquire the entire stake in Dermot Holdings Limited and its affiliates. Dermot operates VPN businesses in DYXnet and it includes Diyixian.com Limited and Shenzhen Diyixian. Virtual private network services provide users online privacy and circumvention services. Founded in […]