is CERNET part of the Internet?

Alex Brooks askoorb+nanog at
Thu Sep 27 10:28:18 UTC 2012


On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 10:33 AM, Jeroen Massar <jeroen at> wrote:

> On 2012-09-27 11:23 , Eugen Leitl wrote:
> >
> > I'm trying to figure out whether CERNET
> > is part of the official Internet,
> There is no 'official Internet', there is a 'view on the Internet'.
> > or is behind the Great Firewall where
> > access to invididual networks on the public Internet must be explicitly
> > granted. Anyone in the know?
> Everything in China is behind their content filter. Only parts of Hong
> Kong are sometimes not yet. As far as it is known they do not 'allow'
> things but block specific things.
> I suggest you go through for a good read
> about the various things that are known about the thing we call GFW.
A report was published about net 'freedom' in various countries three days
ago that may be worth a read in relation to this topic:


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