List Of Websites Blocked In ChinaMore than 2600 websites are or were blocked in mainland China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) under the country’s policy of Internet censorship. This is a list of the most notable such blocked websites. This page does not apply to the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau, where most of the Chinese laws do not apply.

According to a recent report from Beijing, a lot of larger Japanese websites were blocked during the afternoon of 15 June 2012 (UTC+08:00) to the morning of 17 June 2012 (UTC+08:00), such as Google Japan, Yahoo! Japan, Amazon Japan, Excite, Yomiuri News, Sponichi News and Nikkei BP Japan.

Also note that many of the sites listed may be occasionally or even regularly available, depending on the access location or current events. For these reasons, using proxy utilities such as greatfire.org or blockedinchina.net are not extremely reliable sources (i.e. going to China and checking by yourself) for information when checking the Table of high-ranking websites blocked in mainland China below, but should only be considered as a reference. Many political websites in other countries are also blocked by mainland China.

List of high-ranking websites blocked in China :-

Website URL Category Duration of blockage
Google google.com Search 2014, May (or earlier) to present
Google Maps maps.google.com Maps 2014, May (or earlier) to present
Google Docs docs.google.com Sharing 2011, May (or earlier) to present
Google Drive drive.google.com Sharing 2012, May to present
Google Encrypted encrypted.google.com Search 2011, March (or earlier) to present
Google+ plus.google.com Social 2011, July to present
Google Sites sites.google.com Web Hosting 2011, March (or earlier) to present
Picasa picasaweb.google.com Sharing 2009, July to present
Facebook www.facebook.com Social 2008, July to present
YouTube www.youtube.com Sharing 2009, March to present
Yahoo! Taiwan tw.yahoo.com Portal 2011, May (or earlier) to 2014, Jan
Yahoo! Hong Kong hk.yahoo.com Portal 2011, March (or earlier) to 2014, Jan
Mobile Wikipedia mobile.wikipedia.org Other 2011, May (or earlier) to 2012
Twitter twitter.com Social 2009, June to present
Blogspot blogspot.com Blog 2009, May to present
Yahoo! Japan yahoo.co.jp Portal 2012, 15–17 June
T.co t.co Other 2011, May (or earlier) to 2012
Google Japan google.co.jp Search 2012, 15–17 June
WordPress wordpress.com Blog 2011, October to 2012
XVideos www.xvideos.com Porn 2011, March (or earlier) to present
FC2 www.fc2.com Blog 2011, March (or earlier) to 2012
xhamster www.xhamster.com Porn 2011, March (or earlier) to 2012
The Pirate Bay thepiratebay.se Sharing 2012, February (or earlier) to 2012
Rakuten Market rakuten.co.jp Shopping 2012, 15–17 June, September ?? to 19?
Amazon Japan amazon.co.jp Shopping 2012, 15–17 June
Dropbox www.dropbox.com Sharing 2014, June (or earlier) to present
Vimeo www.vimeo.com Sharing 2009, October to 2012
Soundcloud www.soundcloud.com Audio September 2013 to present
Nico Video nicovideo.jp Sharing Unknown to Unknown, Unblocked
Archive.org www.archive.org Other 2011, April (or earlier) to 2012
Scribd scribd.com Sharing 2011, February (or earlier) to Unknown, Unblocked
isoHunt isohunt.com Sharing 2012, April to 2012; also previously blocked and unblocked
XING www.xing.com Social 2011, April (or earlier) to 2012
hardsextube www.hardsextube.com Porn 2011, April to 2012
drtuber www.drtuber.com Porn 2011, April to 2012
Wretch www.wretch.cc Blog 2007, August to 2012
Google Appspot appspot.com Web Hosting Unknown to Unknown, Unblocked
Yomiuri News yomiuri.co.jp Publication 2012, 15–17 June
Ustream.tv www.ustream.tv Sharing 2011, April (or earlier) to 2012
excite (Japan) excite.co.jp Portal 2012, 15 June to 17 June, September ?? – 18
Sponichi News sponichi.co.jp Publication 2012, 15–17 June
Nikkei BP Japan nikkeibp.co.jp Publication 2012, 15–17 June
GeoCities (Japan) geocities.jp Web Hosting Unknown to Unknown, Unblocked
Technorati www.technorati.com Search 2008, July to 2012
Plurk www.plurk.com Social 2009, April to 2012
Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation www.nrk.no News 2011, May (or earlier) to 2012
PBworks pbworks.com Sharing 2011, January to 2012
Sony Japan Sony.co.jp Corporation 2012, 15–17 June
SBS Radio (Chinese language service) http://www.sbs.com.au/chinese Media Unknown to present, November 2013
Boxun boxun.com News 2011, May (or earlier) to present
New Tang Dynasty Television www.ntdtv.com News 2012, July (or earlier) to Unknown, Unblocked
Wikileaks wikileaks.org NGO 2011, May (or earlier) to 2012
Sony Music Japan sonymusic.co.jp Record label 2012, 15–17 June
OpenVPN www.openvpn.net Privacy 2011, June (or earlier) to 2012
AllMovie www.allmovie.com Other Unknown to present, November 2013
Strong VPN www.strongvpn.com Privacy 2011, June to present (partially blocked)
PureVPN www.purevpn.com Privacy 2007, December to present
Amnesty International amnesty.org NGO 2011, May (or earlier) to 2012
Radio Australia (Chinese language service) www.radioaustralia.net.au/chinese Media December 2012 to present, November 2013
UrbanSurvival Blog www.urbansurvival.com Blog 2013, 2 April (or earlier)
Reporters Without Borders www.rsf.org NGO 2011, April (or earlier) to 2012
Falun Dafa www.falundafa.org Spiritual 2011, February (or earlier) to 2012
VPN Coupons www.vpncoupons.com VPN 2012, December (or earlier) to 2012
ElephantVPN www.elephantvpn.com VPN 2013, December (or earlier) to present
Tibet Post thetibetpost.com News 2010, March (or earlier) to 2012
GayBookSTAR www.gaybookstar.com Dating 2012, December (or earlier) to Unknown, Unblocked
Australia Tibet Council www.atc.org.au NGO Unknown to present, November 2013
Viet-Nam California Radio (KALI-FM) www.radiovncr.com Radio Unknown to present, November 2013

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