Why are Hong Kong Citizens and Tourists Searching for VPN Services?
Over the past few weeks, the demand for VPNs that offer their services in Hong Kong has seen an enormous increase. This has been mainly in response to China’s new laws and fears that Beijing has started weaponizing the Internet. So, what’s behind the Hong Kong VPN craze? Are these concerns warranted, and what’s to be expected in the future? Read this week’s Zlog and find out everything you need to know about this burning topic.
A Spike in VPN Downloads
Over the last two weeks of May and the first week of June, the search popularity of the keyword “Hong Kong VPN” spiked for several hundred percent. If we dig a bit deeper and look behind these numbers, the primary reason for the rise in searches is clear to see. The second most popular term related to the Hong Kong VPN is the “National Security Law of the People’s Republic of China.” While this new law has not yet come to power, the National People’s Congress in China has adopted a resolution that opens up the door for such legislation in the near future.