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CFC not available in China

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by Fuzzz, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. Fuzzz

    Fuzzz you

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    As you may or may not know, the Chinese government blocks certains websites whose content is in their opinion "not appropriate". Via this website you can check whether a website is available on Chinese servers or not. When I ran CFC through the test-page, it appeared that the Chinese are incapable of posting on this site.
     
  2. Methos

    Methos HoF Quattromaster Super Moderator Hall of Fame Staff

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    The main site is allowed, but the forums are not.

    Edit: This should be in OT, not SF.
     
  3. Fuzzz

    Fuzzz you

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    I ran both the main site and the the forums: nothing worked. I think it depend when you do this.
     
  4. DaveMcW

    DaveMcW Deity

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    [wiki]Tiananmen Square protests of 1989[/wiki]

    There we go. This post should should knock the forums offline in China for a few days.
     
  5. Fuzzz

    Fuzzz you

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    :lol:

    Perhaps they don't like the Chinese UB, UU or Mao's or Qin's traits:)
     
  6. Catharsis

    Catharsis catch u on the flip scythe

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    Don't we have some Chinese posters? Dann?
     
  7. Fuzzz

    Fuzzz you

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    Perhaps there are some Chinese posters from outside China
     
  8. Yoda Power

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    I'm pretty sure there is a guy called La_Dav in the civ3 C&C forums, who apparently is from Shanghai.
     
  9. nonconformist

    nonconformist Miserable

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    Dann, plarq, and possibly KD? He's a Malay, but he works in China doesn't he?
     
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  11. Heretic_Cata

    Heretic_Cata We're gonna live forever

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    IIRC there was a way to bypass that thing. Maybe that's how they post.

    I can see why the forum would be banned tho, ainwood has been slacking off. :D
     
  12. Mirc

    Mirc Not mIRC!!!

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  13. Moss

    Moss CFC Scribe Retired Moderator

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    Kd works in Singapore
     
  14. Chieftess

    Chieftess Moderator Retired Moderator

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    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Interesting...

    I tested both the main site URL and forum URL. Both are accessible. Don't know why they block civfanatics.net... weird. :crazyeye:
     
  16. Bill3000

    Bill3000 OOOH NOOOOOOO! Supporter

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    China censors are known to be arbitary, but I guess that goes without saying. :lol:
     
  17. Knight-Dragon

    Knight-Dragon Unhidden Dragon Retired Moderator

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    Dann lives and works in Shenzhen, China and can almost certainly view and post at CFC.

    I am not in China at all. :p
     
  18. plarq

    plarq Crazy forever

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    Currently CFC available, and also many other forums are ok.

    BBC, however, is blocked.

    Small and/or w/o Chinese characters sites are OK, wikipedia is an exception.
     
  19. TheBladeRoden

    TheBladeRoden Deity

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  20. Tee Kay

    Tee Kay Silly furry

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    Sigh. I hate censorship :(
     

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