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China govt appears to be attacking popular website

GitHub is being hit by costly barrage of traffic in the hopes it will remove two pages

The new attacks come as Beijing has increased censorship in China, and grown more vocal about how the Internet should be governed globally.

Hong Kong

THE Chinese government has long used a sophisticated set of Internet filters known as the Great Firewall as a barrier to prevent its citizens from obtaining access to foreign websites with information it deems threatening.

But in a recent series of cyberattacks on