China may be blocking .Mac sites from being accessed by internet users in the country, though iDisks, iWeb site updates and other functions are working fine.

Access to .Mac sites has reported to be unavailable to internet users in Beijing, Shenzen, Hunan, Hangzhou and Zhuhai, and most reports agree that its user-made websites that are suffering from the blockage.

MacFixIt cites multiple reports to this effect, while Apple’s .Mac discussion pages also carry complaints to this effect. “Any page beginning with is blocked,” the report explains. Email and other features of Apple’s subscription-based service is working fine, the report claims.

“I don’t know how many readers you have in China, but it is a pretty big place and the issue seems to be affecting a lot of .Mac users here," one reader told the website.


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