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Internet controls in China are about to get even more restrictive. The government there has ordered telecommunications firms to bar the usage of Virtual Private Networks by February 1, 2018, according to a Bloomberg report, citing sources close to the matter.
VPNs provide a secure encrypted connection, which China's government says allows users to circumvent censorship restrictions. China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom are the state-run telecom companies to receive the government directive, according to the report.
A spokesperson from China Telecom, denied the claim, saying "the company has not received any notice from the government on this regard."
However, the change would be in line with China's strict internet policies and President Xi Jinping's 'Great Firewall,' a system to control web access. Xi has made China's "cyber sovereignty" a top priority and has also told the media its coverage should follow the party line and promote "positive propaganda," according to Reuters.
China Mobile, China Unicom and the Ministry did not immediately respond to CNBC's requests for comment.
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