China blocks all language editions of Wikipedia | #AsiaNewsNetwork
18 Mai, 2019, 04:42 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
Online encyclopedia Wikipedia across different language URLs has not been accessible in China since late April, a report by internet censorship researchers from the project Open Observatory of Network Interference suggests.
Since 2015, Wikipedia's Chinese-language site was blocked by China's "Great Firewall", which prevents internet users from accessing certain foreign websites.
Since 2015 China has blocked access to the Chinese version of Wikipedia from its citizens, with the site remaining in an inaccessible state for some time, but now the government has made a decision to take things a step further.
According to Wikipedia, they had not received any notice or explanation regarding the ban.
Now, Wikipedia is no more accessible in any language in China.
'After closely analysing our internal traffic reports, we can confirm Wikipedia is blocked across all language versions, ' Lien said.
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