China’s VPN crackdown is about money as much as censorship

Curbs on internet access also serve to hand business to Chinese companies. For years, Beijing has played a cat-and-mouse game with anyone trying to breach its Great Firewall of internet censorship. Recently, however, it has switched gears from high-tech censorship to old-fashioned shakedown, as the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology forces Chinese and foreign … http://on.ft.com/2n51Q5f

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