Chinese websites loading slower recently?

Olivier Benghozi olivier.benghozi at
Mon Oct 23 18:18:32 CST 2017

I can confirm, several customers complaining of being suddenly unable to access baidu/weibo and so on
Same conclusion ensues.

> On 20 oct. 2017 at 23:27, Tianhao Xiao <hxiao at> wrote :
> The National Congress[0] just happened, and the Chinese government does
> make a very big deal out of it. I know that many universities were asked
> to temporarily block inbound HTTP traffic, which even affected open
> source mirrors during that time. 
> With all this going on it is only natural that something restrictive
> happened to the rest of the international network. I'm not exactly sure
> what has been done, but it is very likely that it is not your problem.
> On Fri, 20 Oct 2017, at 08:51, Simon Lockhart wrote:
>> Is anyone else seeing an increase in problems related to Chinese
>> websites?

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