Everyone who cares about free speech should care about the attacks on Github - Vox: If you're not a programmer, you've probably never heard of Github, a website programmers use to track and share software source code. But if you care about free speech, you should be paying attention to an attack on the site that's going on right now.
Last Thursday, someone launched a massive online assault against the Github website that is still ongoing. There's no proof that the Chinese government is behind the attacks, but circumstantial evidence strongly suggests it played a role. The attacks targeted Github projects that were dedicated to circumventing Chinese censorship of Western news media.