China’s Cloud Districts Offer Censorship-Free Area – For Foreigners

The city of Chongqing will be the first in China to see the debut of a “cloud district,” or, to give it its official name, an “International Offshore Cloud Computing Special Management District.” This area in an industrial city in the southwest is primarily designed to “gain market share of cloud computing technology.” But users within the district can access the Internet outside of the traditional Chinese censorship regime.

The special district in Chongqing is a reflection of a huge overall investment in cloud computing. According to the People’s Daily, the government is making a $772 million investment in a 93,000-square mile “cloud computing industrial base.”

The fact that the special district will be solely for the use of foreigners, and foreign corporations in particular, is a sore spot for many Chinese…

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