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Offline Winderin

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2015, 11:33:05 PM »
:o OK, China blocked avast  how to do?
A long way journey pal...
No ..... avast! Want to give up China? :'(

It has nothing to do with avast, but the Great Chinese Firewall blocking access.
::) Ok..I know China Great Firewall blocked avast!. However, this issue must avast come forward to resolve.  :-\

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2015, 11:39:25 PM »
I know the procedure, but the comment is directed to Winderin, who feels it is avast giving up on China.

You could be chassing your tail trying to keep up with the firewall blocking.
I'm sorry, may I expression unclear. :o

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2015, 11:48:30 PM »
Hi Winderin,

I also hope sincerely that China Mainland Authorities will open China to Avast again.
What DavidR says with his UK expression is that trying to get an unblocked server is a long and tiresome process, and one would feel afterwards like a dog that is chasing its tal (狗搖頭擺尾).

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P.S. Here I see no problem: http://www.shuxun.net/index.asp  (Shanghai)
« Last Edit: May 17, 2015, 12:00:57 AM by polonus »
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2015, 12:27:13 AM »
Don't block the entity that's being blocked but persuade the party doing the blocking.
Unless China stops the block. there isn't anything that Avast can do. Very simple to understand.
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #19 on: May 17, 2015, 01:53:44 AM »
Hi bob3160,

The Chinese primairy blocking reason is one of sheer protectionism (not unknown to some Americans too  ;) and it pays:
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China is keeping YouTube out because it has its own domestic video sites – Tudou and Youku – and it wants them to grow and prosper. Youku just made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange and is now worth around $5 billion.
Google’s departure has hugely benefited Baidu and now Alibaba, which has pushed the US giant into third place in the Chinese market.
Read: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/malcolmmoore/100070017/why-does-china-block-foreign-websites/              link article author = Malcolm Moore (Shanghai Correspondent). So they probably aren't blocking Qihoo.  :D

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #20 on: May 17, 2015, 02:12:48 AM »
Damien, how does that change the blocking of Avast for those that live in China ?
It is still the Chinese Government that's doing the blocking, not Avast. :)
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #21 on: May 17, 2015, 03:26:12 PM »
Yes, bob3160, you are right. Avast cannot do anything but wait for a change.

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #22 on: May 17, 2015, 06:26:30 PM »
We have a small team working on getting us unblocked in China. China is very restrictive about foreign security software, plus of course, the whole VPN thing (SecureLine) is also against the rules in China. :-x

Hopefully, it will get resolved soon.

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #23 on: May 17, 2015, 08:29:49 PM »
We have a small team working on getting us unblocked in China. China is very restrictive about foreign security software, plus of course, the whole VPN thing (SecureLine) is also against the rules in China. :-x

Hopefully, it will get resolved soon.

Thanks
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #24 on: July 15, 2015, 02:45:06 AM »
congrats to Avast team, good luck with your China related efforts
welcome our 'old-new' users from Iran and Cuba !
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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #25 on: August 09, 2015, 03:14:06 PM »
Avast dot com now is 33% unblocked in China, see: https://en.greatfire.org/www.avast.com
Do not use wordpress as that comes 100% blocked, China has their own versions of the software.
So one should seek to use the Chinese equivalents of blocked software.
https://blog.avast.com in China comes no longer blocked - 100% accessible.
https://en.greatfire.org/https/blog.avast.com

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Re: Welcome again, users in Iran and Cuba!
« Reply #26 on: February 21, 2018, 10:42:26 PM »
Hello

You restricted again Iranian users,can you please say to me why and what we do with avast users that buy your subscriptions?

Best regards