I often get a message banner saying
When this happens, everything is slow, and several buttons on the page fail to work (like the button for adding comments, for example).
This happens with numerous different devices: home and work computers running Windows 7, ipad, iphone, etc. On computers, I have tried both Internet Explorer and Chrome.
In Chrome, I see a message at the bottom of the window saying "Waiting for ajax.googleapis.com".
Is there some security setting I need to tweak?
I live in China, and it's possible that the problems are being caused by the "China Great Firewall". Any other users in China see similar problems?
There is a duplicate question, from 2013, but it doesn't have an answer. I'm hoping we learned something new over the past year.
I found this, which looks helpful, but haven't tried it yet.
October 7th, 2014. I found a thing called Freegate, which works nicely