Friday, April 22, 2011

petition for Ai Weiwei's release targeted by cyber attacks from China

crude sculpture of the Grass Mud Horse in Ai Weiwei’s hand
The Change.org petition demanding the release of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has nearly 100,000 signatures.  
Here's how we know it's really gotten Beijing’s attention: For the past four days, the Change.org website has been repeatedly targeted by cyber attacks coming from China that aim to bring our site down, which would keep people from signing the petition.
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