Citizens of certain parts of China have experienced difficulties to access the social network “Vkontakte”. This is stated by “Roskomsvoboda” which linked to users’ reviews.
In order to check the situation the activists used greatfirewallofchina.org which was created to check the availability of internet-resources from China’s prospective. According to the information found on the resource, some provinces have restricted access to the domain vk.com. At first the mobile version of VK was available but soon after was listed as blocked. A similar resource blockedinchina.net has also confirmed the following information.
Author: Anna Dorozhkina