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Cloudflare CEO Updates DDoS Attacks on Civic Referendum in Hong Kong

Written by Oiwan Lam On 20 June 2014 @ 14:54 pm | 2 Comments

In China, Digital Activism, East Asia, English, Freedom of Speech, Hong Kong (China), Quick Reads, 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.

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[1] pic.twitter.com/YJW9u5TBoL: http://t.co/YJW9u5TBoL

[2] June 20, 2014: https://twitter.com/eastdakota/statuses/479812898315706368

[3] @CloudFlare: https://twitter.com/CloudFlare

[4] June 20, 2014: https://twitter.com/eastdakota/statuses/479867560695844864

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