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Cloudflare CEO Updates DDoS Attacks on Civic Referendum in Hong Kong

Categories: East Asia, China, Hong Kong (China), Digital Activism, Freedom of Speech, Technology

The civic referendum on the election mechanism of the Chief Executive of Hong Kong has begun around noon time today on 20 of June. The voting system has been under massive DDoS attacks since June 14 and now it relies on Cloudflare to defend the platform. Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince updated the situation in Twitter, the attack scale is up to 300Gb per second.