If you want to use Yahoo in China, it has to be done the Yahoo way ONLY!

OK, so I want to use Flickr for some photos. No sooner had I worked out a simple yet effective plan to allow me to actually use Flickr in China, then I am stone walled by Yahoo.

It seems that you need a Yahoo ID to use Flickr. And no matter how or where I click to sign up for Yahoo, be it .com.au or .com or .com.hk, I get redirected to the China site…. what Yaahoo?? Only Chinese speaking people live in China?

BTW, I could sign up with Yahoo in Australia, I have the technical ability to forge packets and spoof IP’s and make that happen. However that is not the point. Even google offers an “in English” link on their page for all other languages when you connect