[Laszlo-dev] Google Group can't be reached out of China, looking for new place to host a mailing list
P T Withington
ptw at pobox.com
Fri Jun 25 08:40:06 PDT 2010
I think it would be fine to use laszlo-dev for this discussion. Or we can create a new mailing list if people object.
On Jun 25, 2010, at 10:10, Raju Bitter <r.bitter.mailinglists at googlemail.com> wrote:
> And here some more detailed information:
> Same seems to happening for Iran:
> On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 4:04 PM, Raju Bitter
> <r.bitter.mailinglists at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Yes, I'm pretty surprised myself. I never thought that they'd extend
>> the blocking of Google to the Google Groups. Here's an old discussion
>> from 2007 where people complain about it as well:
>> | All forums of Google Groups are being blocked in China. So, even I
>> | want to access to the internal forums set up for discussion between
>> | colleagues, I cannot.
>> | Therefore, I need now to warn all colleagues outside China not to use
>> | Google Groups.
>> | if it goes on, I am afraid some other Google App such as Google Doc,
>> | which does allow people to shares thoughts publicly and with
>> | authorized access, will be blocked as well.
>> | Google must do something to eliminate this great hindrance for users.
>> | Or it should warn people for such potential drawback before people
>> | toil to set up something.
>> On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 3:55 PM, Henry Minsky <henry.minsky at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Wow, that's an unfortunate situation , do they forbid it in China to keep
>>> people from
>>> talking to each other about politics?
>>> On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 9:49 AM, Raju Bitter
>>> <r.bitter.mailinglists at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>> As I just learned from the OpenLaszlo forums
>>>> (http://forum.openlaszlo.org/showpost.php?p=46470&postcount=17), the
>>>> Google Group is not accessible out of China. I will set up a new
>>>> mailing list which can be reached out of China as well.
>>>> - Raju
>>> Henry Minsky
>>> Software Architect
>>> hminsky at laszlosystems.com
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