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I am unable to access the website I'm in China, is the website blocked? I don't think so, because it is not a sensitive website. How can I access it? Please help.

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Works for me. also says it works. Might be the firewall – Journeyman Geek Jun 24 '12 at 3:17
See also:… – nhinkle Jun 24 '12 at 3:32

According to (checked 10:22 PM CDT on 23 June 2012), accessing the site is getting timeouts. This might mean that the website is blocked, at least partially.

UPDATE (10:33 PM CDT on 23 June 2012): After doing a bit of research, the following method does not seem to be illegal in China.

Accessing Blocked Websites in China

I personally confirmed that this method worked on 18 June 2012.

  1. Download the Obfsproxy Tor Browser Bundle for your operating system.
  2. Extract the package.
  3. Run the executable file inside the first directory level.
  4. Mozilla Firefox should open, and a page should load stating that Tor is configured for it.
  5. You can now access any website (even even that an uncensored connection can access.
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