China is now blocking all encrypted HTTPS traffic using TLS 1.3 and ESNI

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    China is now blocking all encrypted HTTPS traffic using TLS 1.3 and ESNI
    Block was put in place at the end of July and is enforced via China's Great Firewall internet surveillance technology
    August 8, 2020
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/china...crypted-https-traffic-using-tls-1-3-and-esni/
    Exposing and Circumventing China's Censorship of ESNI
     
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    Russia wants to ban the use of secure protocols such as TLS 1.3, DoH, DoT, ESNI
    Amendment to IT law would make it illegal to use encryption protocols that fully hide the traffic's destination
    September 22, 2020

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/russi...ecure-protocols-such-as-tls-1-3-doh-dot-esni/
     
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    Academics discover hidden layer in China’s Great Firewall
    October 2, 2021
    https://therecord.media/academics-discover-hidden-layer-in-chinas-great-firewall/
    Research paper: "Even Censors Have a Backup: Examining China’s Double HTTPS Censorship Middleboxes"
    (PDF): https://geneva.cs.umd.edu/papers/foci21.pdf
     
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