WhatsApp , the popular Facebook-China Email Lists owned instant messaging service, has a small community of followers in China. The truth is that it is not on the same level as other platforms such as WeChat, but the users it adds are quite loyal. China Email Lists They have been the ones who have reported over the last few hours that WhatsApp could have been partially blocked by the Xi Jinping Government . China Email Lists The users of WhatsApp in China have reported numerous widespread service disruptions. Several security experts have confirmed the partial blocking of the service as a new example of internet censorship established by the Chinese government.
WhatsApp can be used in the Asian country as long as its users resort to virtual private network software that has been specifically designed to bypass the “Great Firewall”, China Email Lists a name popularly given the tight control established by the Chinese government over the network of networks . Everything indicates that users who have reported the block have not been able to send photos, China Email Lists videos or audios, but text messages . Although no reliable evidence has been found that government censorship is behind it, China Email Lists everything indicates that the objective of this supposed blockade is to selectively block content as they have already done with WeChat.
And the reason lies in the Gambling Email List encryption of WhatsApp content and messages. China Email Lists Security experts explain that it would not be strange if the service ended up being completely blocked in China to force users to use other platforms that are not encrypted and can be supervised by the Chinese authorities. As reported by Business Insider China Email Lists , Facebook has not yet responded to the worrying event. For his part, Lu Kang, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China has stated that he had no information on the matter. China Email Lists The truth is that no one would be surprised if the Chinese government were behind the WhatsApp blockade . Recall that Twitter, Facebook