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JordanX



Joined: 28 Jan 2011
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 7:30 am    Post subject: Witopia Problem Reply with quote

Is anyone else having problems with Witopia? Particularly in China?

It's been down here for over a day -- and none of my coworkers can access it either.
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JordanX



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 7:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry, I misposted this. Can someone move this to the tech forum?
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naturegirl321



Joined: 04 May 2003
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

China often blocks sites. Either try a similar site or check back in a couple weeks.
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JordanX



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I already paid for the year. (They don't do it monthly.)

The problem is that it's impossible to tell if it's the GFW, bandwith, or just certain types of maintenance because the error message is the same. This is what makes a lot of China expats are overly paranoid about censorship.

It's why I was hoping someone could check the main/alternate site for me so I could find out how long it could be down for. That way I could know whether to get a new VPN and/or get a refund.

Not checking my email for three weeks just isn't an option. Sad
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tttompatz



Joined: 06 Mar 2010
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Their home page is working http://www.witopia.net/welcome.php .

Not having an account with them I can't tell you if their servers for VPN are working, down for maintenance or blocked in China.

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yaramaz



Joined: 05 Mar 2003
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 12, 2011 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use that VPN and I'm in China. According to their techies, because the Nat. Ppl's Congress is in session, things have been kind of steamrollered. Email them and they'll send you a link to reinstall your vpn with updates. They work.
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7969



Joined: 26 Mar 2003
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Location: South China, by the sea.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 5:23 am    Post subject: Re: Witopia Problem Reply with quote

tttompatz wrote:
Their home page is working http://www.witopia.net/welcome.php .

Not having an account with them I can't tell you if their servers for VPN are working, down for maintenance or blocked in China.

JordanX wrote:
Is anyone else having problems with Witopia? Particularly in China?

It's been down here for over a day -- and none of my coworkers can access it either.

The Witopia site is also inaccessible sometimes and that's unfortunate because they have a lot of troubleshooting info on the site that can help you sort out problems like this. Fortunately Witopia does have a cloaked site that can take you to their webpage and it works well. I won't post that link here but if anyone wants it just send me a message.
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