China Blocks Gmail After Years Of Sparring Over Censorship
Gmail is down in China, and everybody seems to be pointing the finger at the country's "Great Firewall."By Sebastian Martinez | December 29, 2014
Checking your Gmail in China hasn't been a walk in the park over the last few months, but it now looks to be downright impossible.
The service is completely down in the country, and all fingers are pointing to the Chinese government — specifically, the "Great Firewall." (Video via The New York Times)
That's the popular name for the massive censorship tool China uses to ban certain websites — and Google has been a target in the past. (Video via The Economist)