Hurts a lot, selling VPN services has been illegal in China now without government approval

China banned VPN providers business notice

MIIT which is short for¬†mainland the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (of the People’s Republic of China) has announced all VPN service providers must gain prior government approval before they begin to run VPN business in China¬†mainland. The move hurts thousands of Chinese VPN vendors a lot, they may be arrested because of selling VPN services.At the same time, the crackdown makes VPN providers outside of China more difficult to expand the market.

illegal used VPN in China and MIIT notice

screenshot from http://www.miit.gov.cn/

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