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Collaborate with mainland China

Explorer | Level 4

Is it possbile to send a file request and receive documents from users behind China's firewall? If not, are there any methods or apps that can be used to circumvent the country's file sharing security block? 

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Re: Collaborate with mainland China

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Hey there @rockyjost - great question you got there.

I guess, in this case, users from China could use another service/app to mask their IP or a VPN but this would fall out of expertise. We're indeed aware that our servers are inaccessible from China indeed yet, this issue is outside of our control, so unfortunately we’re unable to offer advice or assistance. 

Assuming that they're able to achieve this, they'd then be able to access the file request you've opened up for them. 

I hope this points you towards the right direction and please let me know if you have any more questions I can help with Rocky.

 


Walter
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Re: Collaborate with mainland China

Explorer | Level 4

Thanks for the quick reply, Walter. I've looked into the VPN option, but was hoping that there maybe some other magic bullet to help facilitate. I will continue to hope that "Great Firewall" will come down some day soon. Thanks again.

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