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Old 15th April 2011 | Show parent
Originally Posted by tvsky View Post
average punter in china is very familiar with VPNs . To them its part of the normal internet now . you pay your isp and you pay your vpn provider.
Is that true?
I would have thought the 'average punter' in China doesn't even have the net.
You might mean the 'net savvy punter' in China
Most of us live in a media rich world of free speech, free markets and easily obtainable news, entertainment, software and consumer products. Even if certain aspects of the web become more difficult for 'average punters' I doubt they would be as motivated as the Chinese to seek out free speech and free music/software. Completely different society and cultural history.