June 25, 2021

Did Major Chinese Search Engines Block Access to Binance, Okex and More Crypto Exchanges?

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< img width= "300"height="157" src= "https://cdn.coingape.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/30210208/bitcoin-china.jpg"class= "attachment-medium size-medium wp-post-image"alt =""design="float: right; margin:0 0 10px 10px;"/ > A new report stemming from mainland China recommends significant online search engine in the nation including Baidu and Sogou have blocked access to top crypto exchanges such as Binance, Huobi, and OKex. A look for these crypto exchanges on these platforms returns no result.

The ban appears to be not just restricted to online search engine however likewise popular social media platforms Weibo and Zhihu. Weibo likewise purged at least 12 popular crypto influencer accounts that were promoting numerous crypto exchanges just last week.

The Weibo search page even pointed out new policies as the reason behind the blockage which checked out,

“In accordance with appropriate laws, guidelines, and policies, the search results page are not shown,”

The Chinese crackdown on crypto trading and mining began with numerous crypto exchanges specifically those providing utilize trading, cutting their services to Chinese traders last month. The crypto trading crackdown was followed by mining limitations in regions such as Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang.

Users Claim Search Results for Crypto Exchanges Working Fine, Another FUD in Making?

China announced a heavy crackdown on crypto-centered activities last month in the middle of a growing variety of FUDs in the crypto market. Many insiders claimed the crypto crackdown this time is not simply restricted to warnings as state regulative bodies released guidelines against crypto activities.

After preliminary reports from popular Chinese devoted Twitter handle about stopping of crypto exchange search terms, lots of users showed that it was working fine for them and even without utilizing a VPN they handled to get outcomes for mentioned obstructed crypto exchanges with different keywords. Lots of even accused these Twitter manages of spreading FUD and declared that they are knowingly spreading misinformation. One user composed,

Later reports clarified that those who can access the crypto exchanges are utilizing mobile web browsers who may not have updated the policy or using a VPN.

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