International news channels such as CNN and BBC are also getting routinely blacked out. While we think this is a really poor way to deal with all the shit that’s going on, we have been there many, many times, and survived. Time to turn on your VPN again, people! And if you still don’t know what it is, let me tell you it’s the only way to maintain your sanity here. Shanghaiist highly recommends the services of our advertiser Witopia.