We believe we have solved the problem for people whose connection dropped after 30 seconds. The problem is related to people for which this site is filtered. Please tick the checkbox at the bottom of the login screen marked "My Governemnt is Stupid" when logging in.
Once that is done, you will be connected. be warned though that the speed drops drastically and you may experience periodic lags and hanging that last for a few seconds but will go away on its own.