Japanese student Daiyuu Nobori released a free VPN service called VPN Gate to help internet users circumvent government firewalls and restriction of internet usage. According to Computerworld, the new VPN service has drawn 77,000 users within five days, serving four terabyte of data.
VPN Gate is using an open-source software package called SoftEther, which is made by Nobori as well.
The supported protocols for Windows are SoftEther (which is also recommended), L2TP/IPSec, OpenVPN and MS-SSTP.
For more information about the VPN Gate services, please check their website at www.vpngate.net.