Internet activists on Tuesday accused Chinese authorities of carrying out or enabling massive cyberattacks on the anti-censorship website and coding site GitHub, saying Beijing had “weaponized” innocent Internet users around the world to target sites offering ways around its Great Firewall.

“Based on the technical forensic evidence provided above and the detailed research that has been done on the GitHub attack, we can now confidently conclude that the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) is responsible for both of these attacks,” said in an article on its website on Tuesday. Read more

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