How to check if your site gets through the Great Firewall of China

Great Wall in the MistWith all of the talk about how Chinese authorities have backed down from their promises of free and unfettered web access for the Olympics, eyes rest on the Great Firewall.

Wanna check to see if your site is accessible? Try Just Ping. It’s a free service with servers across the world that will ping your site. There are lots of alternative services out there that do the same thing.

If your site returns a result of 100% packet loss from Just Ping’s Chinese server, then it’s highly-likely to dead certain that your site is not accessible in China.

Great Wall Photo owned by JSolomon (cc)

Part of a mini-series of China posts :

July 30th, 2008 at 9:06 pm • Filed in Geekery



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One Comment to “How to check if your site gets through the Great Firewall of China”

  1. TheChrisD Says:

    Well I’m not blocked 🙂
    Not that I got any Chinese visitors, but still…



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