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    China Bans Online Gaming and Chatting Internationally

    Sounds like the great firewall of China just got a little taller. Taiwan news is reporting that China is banning online gaming and chatting to anywhere outside the Great Firewall. "The communist regime is said to have noticed an authority vacuum in online multiplayer games, which enables...
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    Hundreds Banned From Destiny 2 PC

    Hundreds of players of Destiny 2 for PC are reportedly getting banned for no reason, some just after launching the game and before they could create a character. Most reports are assuming that the bans are coming from the use of applications that use a hook / overlay feature, such as Twitch...
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    Russia Passes Bill Banning Proxies, Tor, and VPNs

    Russia's two legislative bodies have passed a bill that bans the use of Tor, proxies, and VPNs, and is now on the desk of President Putin to get signed into law. Under the new bill Russian ISPs will have to implement the blocks that prevent users from using these services. We covered this back...
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    China Will Block All VPNs by February 2018

    The actual news here is probably that China hasn’t already been doing it: the country has officially ordered state-run telecommunications firms, which include China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom, to bar people from using VPNs. It’s a decision that renders little shock, being that the...
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    Government Limits Use of Kaspersky Lab Software

    While we try to stay away from politics, sometimes those intersect with tech and are worth discussion. That said, I will quote the facts, give it a link, and leave it there. Oh yeah, Russia, Russia, Russia! WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Tuesday removed Moscow-based...