Internet Slang

翻墻 [fān qiáng], 墻內 [qiáng nèi] & 墻外 [qiáng wài]

翻墻 [fān qiáng] v. To climb over a wall. This Internet slang term means to climb over the Great Firewall of China, a censorship and surveillance project that blocks potentially unfavorable incoming data from foreign countries. The purpose is to access blocked overseas websites.

墻內 [qiáng nèi] adj. On this side of the wall. This Internet slang term refers to the Internet environment affected by the Great Firewall.

墻外 [qiáng wài] adj. On the other side of the wall. This Internet slang term refers to the Internet environment unaffected by the Great Firewall.

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